Thursday, March 08, 2012

More Evidence For Second Asteroid Induced Extinction

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Mammoths, sabre-tooths MURDERED by second giant space boulder

First the dinos, then the mastodons ... then ...
By Brid-Aine Parnell
7th March 2012

A 16-strong team of international boffins have added more evidence for the controversial theory that a gigantic asteroid smashed into the Earth 12,900 years ago and wiped out a range of furry mammals, including the mammoths.

The researchers found an ancient layer of thin, dark sediment buried at the bottom of Lake Cuitzeo in central Mexico that contains nano diamonds, impact spherules and other exotic materials that are only found after a cosmic impact. more

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