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India’s Volcanoes Made The Dinosaur Extinct?

In India, Science on May 13, 2009 at 3:01 pm
Photo Credit: National Science Foundation, Zina Deretsky

Photo Credit: National Science Foundation, Zina Deretsky

Was it a meteorite? Climate Change? Rising Sea Levels? No! says Gerta Kellera, a Princeton University geologist. She is pretty confident that volcanoes in India’s Deccan Plateau spewing sulphur dioxide in the air 63-67 million years ago did it.

Paging Mr. Spielberg….its time for a Jurassic Park prequel!

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