The creatures which remain trapped in chunks of amber are called inclusions. Preserved for 40 million years they delight connoisseurs with their beauty and are a rewarding subject of scientific studies.
The sap flowing from trees was a deadly trap for animals living in and visiting the Eocene forest. Flying insects sat on drops of the oozing sap.
Exploring amber, we can be witnesses of fascinating events.
Predacious mite eating other mite
Mite hitched under fly's wing
Only empty chitin armour we can find inside the amber pieces.