ancient mosquito

In a steamy tropical forest 46 million years ago, a prehistoric mosquito bit a critter, drew blood and was blown into a lake in what is now northwestern Montana. Belly full, she died and sank. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Prehistoric Mosquito’s Last Supper Of Blood Still Inside Fossil

In a steamy tropical forest 46 million years ago, a prehistoric mosquito bit a critter, drew blood and was blown into a lake in what is now northwestern Montana. Belly full, she died and sank.

10/14/2013

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