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Comet or Asteroid: What Killed the Dinosaurs And Where Did it Come From?

15 Feb 2021, 10:01 UTC
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The Chicxulub impactor, as it's known, left behind a crater off the coast of Mexico that spans 93 miles and runs 12 miles deep. Its devastating impact brought the reign of the dinosaurs to an abrupt and calamitous end by triggering their sudden mass extinction, along with the end of almost three-quarters of the plant and animal species living on Earth

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