23-Million-Year-Old Lizard trapped in Amber Deposit Found

.

23-Million-Year-Old Lizard trapped in Amber Deposit Found

As per recent reports, it has been revealed that a 23 million-year-old lizard has been found in Chiapas, Mexico. It was found in a fossilized amber deposit, said Francisco Riquelme from the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

It has been said that the lizard belongs to a new species of the genus Anolis. This genus is said to be having 400 subtypes. While providing information about the lizard, Riquelme was of the view that it is about 1.8 inches.

It is said that the specie to which lizard belongs to is quite adaptive. It shall also be noted that some of the species has a quality by which they are able to change their color as per their surroundings.

Study researchers were of the view that they have put the lizard on display at the Amber Museum. In order to know the age of the ancient lizard, the study resaerchers said that they assessed the amber deposit.

After knowing the date of the amber deposit, study researchers got to know the age of the ancient lizard which was some 23 million years ago. "A complete and articulated animal that also preserves remains of soft tissue and skin", said Riquelme about the specimen.

 


Latest News

Rise in Russian Arms Sales In spite of a Drop Globally
PetSmart Sells itself with an $8.3Billion Deal
Falling Oil Prices Result in a Drop in Stocks
Shares of Amaya Fall Due to Probe Conducted by Securities Regulators
Americans Consumers Display Confidence In the Market with Gain in Sales
It’s Time to Hurry Up to Enrol in the First Phase of Affordable Care Act Health
After Merger with Alliance Boots,	Walgreen CEO will Retire
Falling Fuel Prices Lift Airline Profits But No Respite in Fares Expected
Citigroup to Pay Likely $2.7B as Legal Charge
Michael Jeffries Retires as the CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch
Deutsche Bank in Trouble Again in the U.S. for Alleged Tax Scheme
Popular Demand Brings French Toast Crunch Back on the Shelves