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Mammals almost wiped out with the dinosaurs

Prehistoric asteroid wiped out nearly all mammals as well as dinosaurs, research suggests. ‘ Over 90 per cent of mammal species were wiped out by the same asteroid that killed the dinosaurs in the Cretaceous period 66 million years ago, … Continue reading

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Mammals almost wiped out with the dinosaurs

Over 90 percent of mammal species were wiped out by the same asteroid that killed the dinosaurs in the Cretaceous period 66 million years ago, significantly more than previously thought, a new study concludes. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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How the event that killed off the dinosaurs wiped out life in Antarctica

Cretaceous-Paleogene clay layer (gray) in the Geulhemmergroeve tunnels in the Netherlands. Finger is on the actual K–Pg boundary. The Cretaceous–Paleogene mass extinction 66m years ago was the most recent of five similar crises to have devastated life on Earth over … Continue reading

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‘Trickle of food’ helped deep sea creatures survive asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs

New evidence has been provided to explain why deep sea creatures were able to survive the catastrophic asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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