National Geographic
National Geographic 17 Sep 2020

How Apocalypses Paved the Way for Humans (and terror birds)

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Everybody thinks mass extinctions are a bad thing. As much as they eliminate life, they also helped trigger the creation of new species. By studying fossils from the Big Five mass extinctions, we can learn how life was able to bounce back and see what this could mean for humans in future mass extinctions.


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