Amber scorpion

3 June 2008 2 Comments Home » Animals | Pets, Insects etc., Science

Just saw this today at the Heritage Auctions site, a great looking scorpion in amber, a little over half an inch long. With an estimate of $24,000 – $32,000, I’m not sure who will buy it, but I wish fossils like this could be seen by anyone interested, and not hidden away in a rich collector’s vault.
Scorpion

In the same Natural History Auction is the nice Pterosaurs fossil below, more than a foot long, with a wingspan close to 40 inches.
Pterosaur

2 Comments »

  • Strangefeather said:

    I love the Pterosaur! He is elegant and slightly menacing, a dandy in bone.

  • Rick said:

    A dinosaur dandy, great description!

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