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Futureproof Extra: The Last Days of the Dinosaurs

There has been a lot said about the extinction of the dinosaurs. But aside from the actual extinction event itself, when it comes to the days, weeks, months, and years immediately following it well, not so much. So, how exactly did any species survive...

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06.30 16 Aug 2022


Futureproof Extra: The Last Days of the Dinosaurs



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06.30 16 Aug 2022


There has been a lot said about the extinction of the dinosaurs.

But aside from the actual extinction event itself, when it comes to the days, weeks, months, and years immediately following it well, not so much.

So, how exactly did any species survive it, and why those specific species?

Riley Black is a freelance science writer specializing in evolution, paleontology, and natural history, and the author of ‘The Last Days of the Dinosaurs: An Asteroid, Extinction and the Beginning of Our World’ -

She joins Jonathan to discuss.


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