Predator and prey, together forever
By Richard Chirgwin
Posted in Science, 9th October 2012 03:09 GMT
A hundred million years ago, an amber flow spoiled a spider’s day: it had waited, possibly for hours, to ambush a wasp in its web, and just as it decided to strike, spider, wasp and web were all trapped forever.
The good news for us is that it’s turned up at a dig in Myanmar's Hukawng Valley, and here's what it looks like: