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Re: K-T strike

> Larry Febo wrote:
> Chris, I for one, believe that the impact was probably the sole cause,
> due to atmospheric debris blocking photosynthesis for a matter of
> months. Not nuclear winter, not acid rain etc. (although this may have
> happened to an extent). I believe there was a "pole" taken of
> professional paleontoligsts on this matter at the end of the book
> "Hunting Dinosaurs" by Louis Psihoyos. Also , if you check back a
> couple of months(?) ago,you can see by the long debate on this
> subject, there were varying views. You might conduct an accurate poll
> yourself, by requesting opinions off list, but I think you`ll find
> that most will see it as only a contributing factor in extinction (the
> K-T anyway).

Yes, I've kept archives of such arguments, but the list represents a
small percentage of the overall dinosaur community.  I was wondering how
those communities beyond the list generally tend to view the K-T
extinctions, particularly in light of recent evidence.  Again, my
interest isn't so much in individual opinions as impressions of the
communities in which everyone works in the here and now.