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Previous mass extinctions linked to climate change

  • 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.

  • NASA IMAGE

    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.

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