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How Mammals Survived The Extinction.
Tidgy's Dad posted a topic in Fossil Newshttps://www.bbc.com/future/article/20220812-dinosaur-extinction-why-did-mammals-survive
Impacts that produce K-feldspar-rich ejecta blankets correspond to mass extinctions
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsNew open access paper about mass extinctions. Pankhurst, M.J., Stevenson, C.J. and Coldwell, B.C., 2021. Meteorites that produce K-feldspar-rich ejecta blankets correspond to mass extinctions. Journal of the Geological Society. 179, jgs2021-055, 1 December 2021 Yours,
K-Pg Impact Spurred the Evolution of the Modern Rainforest
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsHow the Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Spurred the Evolution of the Modern Rainforest New evidence from fossil plants shows today’s South American rainforests arose in the wake of Earth’s fifth mass extinction. Smithsonian Magazine Prior to the Chicxulub impact, rainforests looked very different Plant fossils from Colombia show a turnover from conifers to today's forests. by Doug Johnson, Ars Technica, April 1, 2021 Paper Carvalho, M.R., Jaramillo, C., de la Parra, F. et al. 2021. Extinction at the end-Cretaceous and the origin of modern
Patagonian Fossil Leaves Reveal Rapid Recovery from K-Pg Extinction Event
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsPatagonian fossil leaves reveal rapid recovery from dinosaur extinction event, November 7, 2016 http://phys.org/news/2016-11-patagonian-fossil-reveal-rapid-recovery.html Ancient insect bite sheds light on mass extinction event that killed dinosaurs: Insect damage on fossilised leaves suggest biodiversity recovered quicker in the Southern hemisphere. by Léa Surugue, November 7, 2016 http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/ancient-insect-bite-sheds-light-mass-extinction-event-that-killed-dinosaurs-1590317 outhern Hemisphere bouced bac
Chicxulub Asteroid Decimated Lizards And Snakes
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsMeteorite Killed Off Lizards & Snakes Along With Dinosaurs, K-T Extinction Research Suggests Huffingtn Post, December 10, 2012 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/10/meteorite-lizards-dinosaur-k-t-extinction_n_2274123.html Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs Also Wiped out the 'Obamadon', Space Daily, Decemebr 10, 2012 http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121210160842.htm The paper is: Longricha, N. R., B.-A. S. Bhullarb, And J. A. Gauthiera, 2012, Mass extinction of lizards and snakes at the Cretaceous–Paleogene boundary. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences