On the territory of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in amber discovered the skeleton of the old serpent. The results of scientific research published in the journal Science.
According to the scientists, discovered the skeleton refers to the beginning of the late Cretaceous and is the oldest of the currently known such remains. Certain age of the find is approximately 98.8 million years.
It is worth noting that in addition to the animal remains in amber also found pieces of plants from the forest floor.