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An international team of paleontologists has discovered giant sperm cells in a 100-million year-old female ostracod preserved in a sample of amber….

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An international team of paleontologists has discovered giant sperm cells in a 100-million year-old female ostracod preserved in a sample of amber. Clearly, the tiny crustacean had mated shortly before being entombed in a drop of tree resin.
Beside a few insects, thirty-nine ostracod crustaceans were entrapped in this tiny piece of Cretaceous amber found in Myanmar. Source by He Wang & Xiangdong Zhao
In another fascinating snapshot from deep time, an international team of paleontologists h…

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