DescriptionFIGHTING ANTS IN BALTIC AMBER
Samland Peninsula, Russia
At one end of this large, golden honey-colored amber nugget, there have been preserved two tiny prehistoric ants, locked in a fighting embrace of death, their never-ending struggle captured for all eternity. The sticky tree resin that engulfed them in their combat slowly hardened over 34-56 million years until taking on the form in which we find it today, beautiful translucent amber. As a result, every last detail of their anatomy and their tangled pose remains perfectly visible through the golden window of time, in a nugget that measures approximately 2½ x 1 x ½ inches.
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