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The Great Dying and Why It Still Matters

252 million years ago, 90% of the species on Earth went extinct during The Great Dying, and scientists are starting to uncover the clues

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    After the 'Great Dying,' life on Earth took millions of years to recover. Now, scientists know why.

    After the 'Great Dying,' life on Earth took millions of years to recover. Now, scientists know why.

    Microorganisms might explain the slow rebound from the "Great Dying." At the end of the Permian period 252 million years ago, Earth was devastated by …

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