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Re: Dinosaur Extinction Theories
From: email@example.com (Paul Willis)
> ... Any scenario that focuses purely on the
> dinosaur extinction at the K-T boundary is almost certainly doomed to
> failure because they do not assess the whole problem; the mass extinction
> of many different types of animal and plants in very different
> environments. Personally, I use this as a yard stick in assessing any
> extinction scenario proposed for the K-T extinction. ...
Quite so. I, too, use this yardstick. That is why the causes
I currently consider viable are:
- the Deccan volcanism
- the marine regression
- a meteorite impact (?at Chix.)
Most others fail to cover the whole span of extinctions.
The peace of God be with you.