Insects in amber were made famous by the story of Jurassic Park, where the DNA used to clone
dinosaurs was extracted from flies and mosquitoes of that time (which had presumably bitten and
sucked blood from the dinosaurs), which were then entombed in tree sap, which became solid amber,
and preserved to today.
In real science, these insects ARE used to track the varieties of DNA, and therefore animal types,
which roamed different regions of the world in prehistoric times.
These specimens contain insects of various types, similar but not identical to the sample pictured here.
All are 1/2 to 3/4 inch in size, and presented in a clear, magnifying display cube.