Previous mass extinctions linked to climate change
By Richard Brill, Special to the Star-Advertiser
Sept. 21, 2018
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NEW YORK TIMES / 2015
Behind a Lowe’s home improvement store in Mantua Tomwnship, N.J., paleontologists methodically dig in a quarry pit that might contain insights to the mass extinction of dinosaurs. Some scientists think a giant asteroid caused the demise of dinosaurs.
Scientists think that a giant asteroid, which broke up long ago in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, eventually made its way to Earth and led to the extinction of the dinosaurs.