In the novel Jurassic Park, John Hammond didn't use amber from tropical regions, he only used amber from cold regions. Martin "Marty" Guitierrez guessed it was because in colder regions there is a bigger chance that the DNA inside the amber is still intact.
None of the dinosaurs featured in the movie are known to have existed in the Dominican Republic in the Mesozoic Era. Dominican amber is 10 to 30 million years old, whereas dinosaurs died out 65 million years ago.
- ↑ George Poinar, Jr. and Roberta Poinar, 1999. The Amber Forest: A Reconstruction of a Vanished World. Princeton University Press.