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- By Grunge
If there's one thing most people know about the dodo bird, it's that they were dumb. Every Scantron test they took would be Christmas-treed, and had they not gone extinct, they would be the kind of personified creature to text, vape and change pants while driving.
- National Geographic - Riley Black
The direct ancestors of dinos were small and scrappy, sporting traits that ultimately gave them a massive evolutionary edge. Dinosaurs, the “terrible lizards” that dominated the planet for 150 million...
Asteroids aren't completely random? Mass extinctions of Earth's land animals follow a cycle, study findsUSA TODAY - Doyle Rice
Mass extinctions of life on Earth appear to follow a regular pattern, a new study suggests. In fact, widespread die-offs of land-dwelling animals – which include amphibians, reptiles, mammals and birds...
200 years ago, people discovered Antarctica – and promptly began profiting by slaughtering some of its animals to near extinctiontheconversation.com - Daniella McCahey and Alessandro Antonello
- localnewsmatters.org - Eric Simons, Bay Nature Institute