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We Might Be Totally Wrong About Why the Dinosaurs Went Extinct

We Might Be Totally Wrong About Why the Dinosaurs Went Extinct How the dinosaurs went extinct is a contentious topic of endless scientific debate.It wasn’t just cataclysmic events that did in the dinosaurs—these were the final nail in the coffin.

Were dinosaurs already headed for extinction before the asteroid hit?

Were dinosaurs already headed for extinction before the asteroid hit? When the asteroid hit, it may have simply accelerated an already oncoming apocalypse for the dinosaurs.The question of whether dinosaurs truly “ruled the earth” right up until the asteroid impact some 65 million years ago is an old one, and controversial.

The last woolly mammoths in North America didn’t starve — they died of thirst

The last woolly mammoths in North America didn’t starve — they died of thirst New research on the last-surviving mammoth population in North America has shown that this particular group probably didn’t die as the result of human hunting or a loss of food.One possible explanation for the Saint Paul mammoths’ eventual extinction would be the glacial melt that created the island in the first place.

Half of the world's species could become extinct, biologists say

Half of the world's species could become extinct, biologists say Here's the sobering truth: Around half the species on Earth today could disappear by middle of the century, unless we humans can tackle climate change and slow our population growth.2 billion Roman Catholics — and everyone else — to protect the environment and spare communities from climate change, water and food scarcity, and toxic pollution.

'Ancient Earth' series brings rare and wonderful dinosaurs back to life

'Ancient Earth' series brings rare and wonderful dinosaurs back to life But what about those beaked herbivores that looked like dachshunds and waddled across Pangea?Ancient Earth, a new documentary series on CuriosityStream, takes viewers back hundreds of millions of years, to a time before comets and toxic volcanic activity wiped out the dinosaurs — an event known as the fifth extinction.

The only game is dark souls

The only game is dark souls How much inspiration was taken from Attack on Titan?Or has Extinctionalways been its own thing?