Re: Rumors of mass extinctions greatly exaggerated?

Date: Sun Nov 18 2001 - 03:58:19 MST


<<"It is also probable that many of the other mass extinctions that were
     thought to have taken place during the history of life on Earth either
     not happen or have been greatly exaggerated.">>

Don't we have a layer of iridium lined throughout much of the world, that
cannot be explained via volcanic eruption/deposition? Plus, there is the
cratering that nicely, fits in with the Yucatan penninsula. And that fits in
with the creation, via hydrostatic shock, of the Deccan Traps in India.

Where are the descendents of the dinosaurs, then-just birds? No
broto-juniors, no giant nautilus, washing up on our beaches, ruining surfing
events? Feh! What about the Permian (non?) Extinction, of 250 million
years ago?

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