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Evolutionary Catastrophes: The Science of Mass Extinction

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Why did the dinosaurs and two-thirds of all living species vanish from the face of the Earth sixty-five million years ago? Throughout the history of life a small number of catastrophic events have caused mass extinction, and changed the path of evolution forever. Two main theories have emerged to account for these dramatic events: asteroid impact, and massive volcanic erup ...more
Paperback, 188 pages
Published March 7th 2002 by Cambridge University Press (first published August 26th 1999)
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