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*** French expert says sea killed sensitive dinosaurs

Sitting in his dusty fossil-filled office, Leonard Ginsburg believes
he knows why the dinosaurs vanished 65 million years ago. The trouble
is, few people outside France want to listen. Ginsburg, professor of
paleontology at the French Natural History Museum, published his
first thesis on the extinction of the dinosaurs more than 30 years
ago. He believes his basic argument, that a gradual drop in world sea
levels led to disastrous climate changes for the huge reptiles, still
holds good but that more eye-catching theories have captured the
public imagination. His main bugbear is a U.S. hypothesis that
dinosaurs were wiped out after a giant meteorite smashed into the
Earth. See