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The extinction of the dinosaurs

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Published by Lucent Books in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dinosaurs -- Juvenile literature,
  • Extinction (Biology) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Dinosaurs,
  • Extinction (Biology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDon Nardo.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesThe mystery library, Mystery library (Lucent Books)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE861.6.E95 N37 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3937763M
    ISBN 101560068906
    LC Control Number2001001769


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While many scientists support an evolutionary geological. The Cretaceous–Paleogene (K–Pg) extinction event, also known as the Cretaceous–Tertiary (K–T) extinction, was a sudden mass extinction of three-quarters of the plant and animal species on Earth, approximately 66 million years ago. The extinction of the dinosaurs book the exception of some ectothermic species such as the leatherback sea turtle and crocodiles, no tetrapods weighing more than 25 kilograms (55 pounds.

Dinosaurs are a diverse group of animals of the clade Dinosauria. They first appeared during the Triassic period, million years ago, and were the dominant terrestrial vertebrates for million years, from the start of the Jurassic (about million years ago) until the end of the Cretaceous (66 million years ago), when the CretaceousPaleogene extinction event led to the extinction of.

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The idea that a massive impact from outer space was responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs is now very firmly entrenched in the public imagination. Scientists think an asteroid killed the dinosaurs. In today's extinction, humans are the culprit.

Originally broadcast Feb. 12, But we don't know if that was enough to do in the dinosaurs or if it happened after the dinosaurs were already on the way out or entirely gone.

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Written for non-specialists, this detailed survey of dinosaur origins, diversity, and extinction is designed as a series of successive essays covering important and timely topics in dinosaur paleobiology, such as "warm-bloodedness," birds as living dinosaurs, the new, non-flying feathered dinosaurs, dinosaur functional morphology, and cladistic methods in : Cambridge University Press.

Rightly or wrongly, dinosaurs are poster children for the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) extinction. The rate and cause of their extinction, however, has been contentious, at least in part because of. Dinosaurs evolved, meaning they changed, over millions of years.

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"[The Sixth Extinction] is a wonderful book, and it makes very clear that big, abrupt changes can happen; they're not outside the realm of possibility. They have happened before, they can happen again." —President Barack Obama “Riveting It is not possible to overstate the importance of Kolbert's book.”San Francisco ChronicleCited by: Mass Extinction main content.

Part of the Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries exhibition. Around 65 million years ago, something unusual happened on our planet—we can see it in the fossil record. Fossils that are abundant in earlier rock layers are simply not present in later rock layers.

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New Discoveries Scientist have come up with some strange ideas but none of the theories really explains everything, so we will. What killed the dinosaurs?

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