|Name: Christine Lipkin
Location: Dominican Republic
Age: Oligocene to Miocene
The animals and plants preserved in amber from the Dominican Republic represent some of the world's most completelynpreserved evidences of terrestrial life in a tropical region (Poinar, 1992). Amber from the Dominican Republic was highlighted in the book and movie of Jurassic Park. Photo courtesy of Louis L. Jacobs.
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Section author: Christine Lipkin
Last updated: 28/11/02
Amber border from: http://www.ambericawest.com/wallpaper.html
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the 2002-3 MSc
Palaeobiology class in the Department of Earth Sciences at
University of Bristol, as part of a course in Scientific Communication.
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