Ticks That Fed on Dinosaurs Found Trapped in Amber | National Geographic

Ticks might be a common sight on dogs, but they also feasted on some now-extinct animals—dinosaurs.
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Scientists discovered a dinosaur feather encased in pieces of Cretaceous-era amber, with a tick tangled up in the plumage. It's the first direct evidence that ticks afflicted dinosaurs and primitive birds. One of the ticks was engorged with blood when it died, but the chances of extracting dino DNA are extremely low.

Ticks That Fed on Dinosaurs Found Trapped in Amber | National Geographic
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