Quirks and Quarks | Oct 19, 2013 | 10:05

Fossilized Mosquito With Prehistoric Blood - 2013/10/19 - Pt. 1

A 46 million year old mosquito fossil with evidence of its last victim in its abdomen found in Montana.

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