Snake eats lizard eats beetle: Fossil food chain from the Messel Pit examined

»»Snake eats lizard eats beetle: Fossil food chain from the Messel Pit examined

Scientists have examined a spectacular discovery from the UNESCO World Heritage site Messel Pit: A fossil snake in whose stomach a lizard can be seen, which in turn had consumed a beetle. The discovery of the approximately 48-million-year-old tripartite fossil food chain is unique for Messel; worldwide, only one single comparable piece exists

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