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Holy Crap, Here’s a 100-Million-Year-Old Spider Eating a Wasp

100 million years ago, when dinosaurs were still around, this spider had captured a wasp in his web. The wasp was going to be the spider’s dinner. The wasp was going to die watching the spider kill him. The wasp was going to—SPLAT. At that exact moment—one hundred million freaking years ago—tree resin flowed over on top of them and froze the two bugs in time for us to see now.

It’s pretty unbelievable. George Poinar, Jr., a zoology professor at Oregon State University, explains:

via Holy Crap, Here’s a 100-Million-Year-Old Spider Eating a Wasp.

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