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What Is a Dinosaur? | Anatomy & Evolution | General Behavior | Where Did They Live? | Why Did They Go Extinct?

Why Did They Go Extinct?
Introduction | Alvarez Hypothesis: Origin and Evidence | Effects of the Asteroid Impact | Other Extinction Hypotheses | Deep-sea Evidence for the Impact Hypothesis | Post Extinction Recovery | References  

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References

"Fatal impact—the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs, Alpha 16 Series", by Christopher J. Hollis. Royal Society of New Zealand. 2003.

"Catastrophic Events and Mass Extinctions: Impacts and Beyond", edited by Koeberl, C. and MacLeod, K.G., eological Society of America Special Paper 356, The Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO, 2002.

"T. rex and the Crater of Doom", by Walter Alvarez, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1997.

"Night Comes to the Cretaceous" by James Lawrence Powell, 1998, W. H. Freeman & Co., New York

"The Cretaceous-Tertiary Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History", edited by Ryder, G., Fastovsky, D., Gartner, S., Geological Society of America Special Paper 307. The Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO, 1996.

"Global Catastrophes in Earth History", edited by Sharpton, V. L., and Ward, P. D., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 247. The Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO, 1990.

"Geological Implications of Impacts of Large Asteroids and Comets on Earth", edited by Silver, L. T., Schultz, P. H.,. Geological Society of America, Special Paper 190. The Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO, 1982.

For more information on other extinction hypotheses check out these sites:
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/diapsids/extinctheory.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/educators/lessons/lesson1/act2.html


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