Dinosaurs Became Extinct Because Of Volcanoes Not Ice Age

December 13, 2014 11:43 PM

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Dinosaurs Became Extinct Because Of Volcanoes Not Ice Age

Dinosaurs became extinct because of volcanoes not Ice Age, according to a recent investigation by MIT researchers. The scientists say, based on their explorations on magma rocks in India, that a huge volcanic eruption contributed to the elimination of dinosaurs, before an asteroid hit earth 66 million years ago.

Before this study, most scientists accepted the hypothesis that an asteroid the size of a mountain impacted Earth and among the effects of this collision was dinosaurs’ extinction. A cavity on the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico is believed to be the place where the crash took place.

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