Fossilized mother spider protecting her young is found preserved in 99-million-year-old amber

Fossilized mother spider protecting her young is found preserved in 99-million-year-old amber

Eternal love: Ancient fossilized remains of mother spider protecting her young is found preserved in amber sample dating back 99 million years - An amble sample found in China houses a mother spider protecting her young - The mother spider is holding her egg sac underneath her body - There are also nearly 100 hatchlings surrounding their mother - Experts say the mother is positioned like modern spiders that are protecting their eggs from predators An amber sample discovered in China shows the great lengths a mother spider will go to protect its young. A team of researchers at Capital Normal University in China found an adult spider with parts of an egg sac underneath her body and nearly 100 spiderlings, all of which have been encased in the amber …
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