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Western Europe Recovered From KT Extinction Faster

  • 27-09-2009 2:18pm
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    It would seem that the cataclysmic event which wiped out the giant dinosaurs some 65 million years ago did not effect Europe (the western part at least) quite as badly as other places such as America. It appears that France had managed to generate a fully operational ecosystem with many types of plants and insects within 4 million years of the extinction event, as opposed to the 10 million years it took for North America to recover.

    Full article here.

    Illustartion by John Sibbick.