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What a 66-million-year-old forest fire reveals about the last days of the dinosaurs
Date:6/5/2014

he first time to estimate climate conditions for the closing period of the dinosaurs in southwestern Canada, and provides one more clue to reveal what the ecology was like just before they went extinct", says Larsson, who is also an Associate Professor at the Redpath Museum.

Forest fires can affect both plant and animal biodiversity. The team's finding of ancient ecological recovery from a forest fire will help broaden scientists' understanding of biodiversity immediately before the mass extinction of dinosaurs. "We won't be able to fully understand the extinction dynamics until we understand what normal ecological processes were going on in the background". says Larsson.


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Contact: Cynthia Lee
cynthia.lee@mcgill.ca
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McGill University
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