Ancient Feathered Friends: Images of Feathers in Amber

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Web-Entangled feather

Credit: Science/AAAS
An isolated piece of feather, trapped within a tangled mass of spider’s web in Late Cretaceous Canadian amber. The feather branches may have been gray or black.
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