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Re: Missing link feather fossils
Richard W. Travsky writes:
Hmmm. Any chance some hint of color was preserved? The picture on that
link is b/w.
I wonder if amber can preserve original colours at all, or whether chemical
processes in the resin might alter the colouration (but not necessarily the
patterning). A quick Google search resulted in comments like colour
'pattern' or iridescence being preserved, but most of the pictures of
amber-encased fossils tend to show little more than shades of brown.
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