Oldest buckthorn fossilized flowers present in Argentina

Round sixty six million years in the past, on the finish of the Cretaceous interval, an enormous asteroid crashed into the current-day Gulf of Mexico, resulting in the extinction of the non-avian dinosaurs. How crops have been affected is much less understood, however fossil data present that ferns have been the primary crops to get well many hundreds of years afterward. Now, a staff stories the invention of the primary fossilized flowers from South America, and maybe all the Southern Hemisphere, following the extinction occasion.
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