Long Time in the Making

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Hukawng Valley, Tanaing Township, Myitkyina District, Kachin State
Myanmar
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This piece of Burmese amber contains numerous strings of fecal pellets. Some modern insect larvae produce similar feces.  In addition to the coprolites, this piece contains three insects, a mite and an enhydro. An enhydro is water trapped in the amber. This one has a tiny air bubble that moves.