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  • The Extinction Of The Dinosaurs Extinction

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    Imagine you were a dinosaur, living 65 million years ago. One day, you are going around doing what you do on a normal basis, when suddenly you see a giant object coming towards the ground a few hundred miles away from you. Then suddenly, it goes black as gases block out all light except for one light coming rapidly towards you. Other dinosaurs are running away from the light as you start following them. You look behind you to see the light is quickly catching up to you as suddenly it catches you

  • The Extinction Of Dinosaurs

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    Cribbins 1 Hook. The extinction of dinosaurs is a mystery in itself that has stumped scientists all over the world for decades, and they still look for new answers every day. Scientists know some background information, but cannot connect the dots to see the bigger picture. There was little interest in the topic until Luis and Walter Alvarez proposed a groundbreaking hypothesis, which today we call the “Alvarez Hypothesis”. This new idea of the Alvarez’s was exciting, and therefore got the media

  • Extinction Of Dinosaurs Extinction

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    The extinction of dinosaurs could have been caused by many different things. One main reason that is thought around the world is that dinosaurs went extinct because an asteroid fell onto earth at speeds that are too fast for the human mind to even imagine. This idea was thought when and asteroid crater was found near mexico. Also to support the facts many scientist found traces of rare metal onto the earth's surface. This metal is not very common here but is really common in outer space. Today we

  • Dinosaurs Extinction

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    back dinosaurs back from extinction. Zayn the kid who thought of this idea was kind of nervous when he and his peers made a genetically modified dinosaur egg. But he was still proud of him and his friends about their scientific creation. The government demanded more of these mutations so the United States of America would receive tons of visitors because of this new attraction which means more money for our country. The government built a huge park with many enclosures for all the dinosaurs that

  • Extinction Of Dinosaurs

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    how well it is defended. In Stephen Jay Gould’s “Sex, Drugs, Disasters, and the Extinction of Dinosaurs”, Gould investigates three possible theories hypothesizing the reason behind the extinction of dinosaurs. The first theory suggests that dinosaurs became extinct due to a rise in temperature, which caused sperm to die, leading to the sterilization of male dinosaurs. The second hypothesis offer that many dinosaurs consumed bitter plants that contained psychoactive agents which their lives could

  • Dinosaurs Extinction

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    the zoo no longer encompass the earth. Extinction is a reality that faces us today, and it is becoming even more prevalent as we progress into the future. Extinction might seem like a far-off problem for [Noah’s flood joke?] science fiction to deal with, but it isn’t; and it is important to know how and why extinction happens in our world today. Human beings play a larger role in extinctions that what might be obvious at first glance: examining extinctions of the past and present allows us to predict

  • Extinction Of The Dinosaurs

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    “Sex, Drugs, Disasters, and the Extinction of the Dinosaurs” completely agrees with Joseph Williams and Gregory Colomb’s essay “Argument, Critical Thinking, and Rationality.” Gould’s essay deals with three theories for the extinction of the dinosaurs, two of which he argues are entirely invalid because they are not in accordance with the basic rules of argument laid out by Williams and Colomb in their essay. Gould also states that the third theory of dinosaur extinction, natural disaster, follows all

  • Dinosaurs Extinction

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    they are in the process of driving much of it to extinction. If this pattern continues, many animals children have grown up seeing, loving, and dreaming of will be stuffed in museums and observed just as dinosaurs are now. Extinction is the natural path of all species. All species are either being developed, extant, or in the process of becoming extinct. However, there have been 5 times in the earth’s history in which a tremendous amount of extinctions took place in a relatively short period of time

  • The Extinction of The Dinosaurs

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    Extinction of Dinosaurs Many different theories exist as to why the dinosaurs went extinct. We know for sure most dinosaurs died out around 65 million years ago. The majority of scientists agree on a number of theories as to what brought the end of the dinosaurs. The most popular theory is that an asteroid ended the reign of the dinosaurs. Another theory, massive climate change in the pre-historic atmosphere, caused all the dinosaurs to die. Some scientists believe that mammals out competed dinosaurs

  • Extinction Of The Dinosaurs

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    The mass extinction of the Cretaceous period The debate over what happened to the dinosaurs have been one of the most controversial research topics in history. One minute, the earth was blooming with countless trees and a healthy environment, then, in the period of seconds, all life on earth was wiped out, creating a mass extinction across the globe (Bond, 2017). Discovering what ended the cretaceous period has been a major priority in the scientific world, however, with enough modern day research