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Re: Dino Demise by Angiosperms
David Marjanovic wrote:
> AFAIK a fern spike is known from New Zealand too, no?
Fern "spikes" are still happening today. Often after a major volcanic
eruption completely obliterates vegetation, ferns will be the first
plants to re-colonise. Such "spikes" in the past probably also point to
catastrophic loss of vegetation cover.
Dann Pigdon Australian Dinosaurs:
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