October 26, 2021

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The Siberian Traps: A 250 Million Year Old Crime Scene

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The Siberian Traps: A 250 Million Year Old Crime Scene

The event that killed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago might be the most famous mass extinction ever, but it’s not the only one in Earth’s history, nor is it the worst… not by a long shot.

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End-Permian Extinction


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