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This amber contains an ancient animal called a pseudoscorpion [soo-doh-scor-pee-uhn]. This small hunter was trapped in the amber more than 350 million years ago! - Photo by Nathan Renfro/GIA
This insect inclusion was magnified many times. What kind of insect do you think it looks like?
Gas bubbles are very common inclusions in amber. If there are a lot of gas bubbles, the amber can have a cloudy look. - Photo by John I. Koivula

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