Old Bugs

Scientists said Monday they have found three well-preserved ancient insects frozen in amber — and time — in what is Earth’s oldest bug trap.

The discoveries in Italy may sound like something out of “Jurassic Park,” but these bugs are even older than that. They are about 230 million years old, which puts them in the Triassic time period, and about 100 million years older than what had been the previously known oldest insects trapped in amber, or fossilized tree resin.

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