These newfound frogs have been trapped in amber for 99 million years

Bits of bugs and plants in the ancient goo provide a glimpse of the amphibians’ lives

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ARRESTED IN AMBER  Chunks of amber contain fossils of 99-million-year-old frogs that were roughly the size of a postage stamp. One chunk (left) holds a recognizably froggy leg and body. Another specimen (right) contains a juvenile with a partial skull.

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