This category is for websites dealing with the scientific study of the end-Mesozoic mass extinction.
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101 Crazy Dinosaur Theories
Theories about dinosaur extinction
The Cretaceous Extinction
85 percent of all species died in the K-T extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period. This article provides information on the geological setting, the species affected and the possible causes of the event.
Dinosaurs and Extinctions
From the Classroom of the Future website. Includes an introduction to the major theories on the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction event.
Dinosaurs' End: The Gravitational Hypothesis
An original, serious and well-argued theory by F.Malmartel explaining dinosaur extinction, especially why dinosaurs disappeared when other reptiles survived.
The End-Cretaceous (K-T) Extinction
Discusses geologic setting, possible causes, and species affected by the event at the end of the Mesozoic Era.
The Great Mystery
Information on current and past hypotheses on dinosaur extinctions from the University of California Paleontology Museum.
The K-T Extinction
Essay by Richard Cowen about the mass extinction of many species that occurred at the end of the Cretaceous Period and how the catastrophe hypotheses hold up to scrutiny.
Timing and Rate of the KT Extinction: What Else Died Out?
Article by Pete Goddard on this subject covering the sea, the land and the air, and coming to the conclusion that the evidence points to a single catastrophic event.
Science Daily: A World Ruled By Fungi
After the extinction event, the dominant life form was the fungi that thrived in the dark. Researchers have constructed a timeline of the fungal takeover and eventual replacement by resurgent plant life. (March 08, 2004)
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