Latest Late Devonian extinction Stories
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck New evidence of severe losses in brachiopods in the northern Boreal latitudes around the island of Spitsbergen suggest that the controversial Capitanian extinction event that occurred about 262 million years ago should be classified as a true “mass extinction” event. Previously, the Capitanian extinction event was known only from equatorial settings, and thus its status as a full-fledged global crisis was controversial. However, the...
Sixty-five million years ago, the most studied mass extinction in Earth's history happened and the dinosaurs were wiped off the planet, but a new study indicates that a separate extinction came shortly before that.
It's well known that Earth's most severe mass extinction occurred about 250 million years ago. What's not well known is the specific time when the extinctions occurred....until now.
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