In Images: Jurassic Insects Getting Busy

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Caught in the act

Credit: Shu Li and Chungkun Shih
A 2013 PLOS ONE study revealed the oldest example of insect sex ever discovered. The fossil dates to the mid-Jurassic Period, about 165 million years ago.
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