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New Study Says Comet Caused Dinosaur Extinction

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The research was based on evidence suggesting the object that left the large crater in Mexico was smaller than earlier thought.


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Xinhua News Agency (Oct. 21, 2012) — A major Chinese, British and German study of the mass species extinction 250 million years ago claims it was caused by high temperatures. The joint study was published Friday in Science, one of the world's most prestigious scientific journals.
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One in Five Reptiles Threatened With Extinction, Says Study

One in Five Reptiles Threatened With Extinction, Says Study

Reuters (Mar. 20, 2013) — A landmark study has concluded that almost one in five reptile species are threatened with extinction. The more than 200 world experts involved in the study say loss of habitat is the driving force behind the plummeting reptile populations but that overcoming the problem should not be beyond mankind.
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Endangered Corals Get Their Own Sperm Bank

Endangered Corals Get Their Own Sperm Bank

Reuters (Dec. 8, 2013) — Faced with an alarming loss of coral on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, scientists in Queensland are building a coral sperm bank to protect as many species as possible against extinction. A 2012 study estimates the reef has lost more than half of its coral cover since 1985, and the researchers fear that if the trend is not reversed, the sperm bank may be the Reef's last hope. Sharon Reich reports.
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800 Pound Rare 'Dinosaur' Fish Caught in Florida

800 Pound Rare 'Dinosaur' Fish Caught in Florida

Buzz60 (Nov. 26, 2013) — Florida fisherman Mark Quartiano, also known as 'Mark the Shark,' caught a monster of a fish off the coast of Miami. He says the rare stingray looks like some kind of dinosaur. Leigh Scheps reports.
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