Dinosaurs wiped out rapidly in Europe 66 million years ago

The well-known theory that an asteroid suddenly killed the dinosaurs is based almost entirely on fossils from North America. A new study shows that dinosaurs — and other continental vertebrates — remained diverse in Europe up until the asteroid impact, 66 million years ago. This is strong evidence that dinosaurs and many of their contemporaries went extinct rapidly and simultaneously all across the globe. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. —> Read More Here


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