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BAMAPHIN 22
09-16-2008, 11:51 PM
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Researchers from Karlsruhe's Natural History Museum found the 0.118 inch insect in the Amazon rainforest in 2007, and hope it will shed light on the early evolution of ants.

"It's by far the most spectacular find of my 26-year career," said museum biologist Manfred Verhaagh on Tuesday.


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Noodle Arm
09-17-2008, 02:53 AM
Found next to it....a 126 million year old picnic basket.

Seriously though, I always find these discoveries to be immensely fascinating. There are so many things we have yet to discover on this planet, there's probably a whole other world on the ocean floor.

BAMAPHIN 22
09-17-2008, 09:04 PM
Found next to it....a 126 million year old picnic basket.

Seriously though, I always find these discoveries to be immensely fascinating. There are so many things we have yet to discover on this planet, there's probably a whole other world on the ocean floor.

:lol:

eger
11-14-2008, 06:19 PM
The sick thing is it can pretty much be cloned.

Perfect23
11-14-2008, 06:23 PM
how did they find it

tucker
11-15-2008, 12:52 PM
The sick thing is it can pretty much be cloned.
jurassic park?