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Coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae) in Trieste's Natural History Museum


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Easy science: the 5 Big Extinctions explained


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This article is going to very briefly explain what constitutes a "Big Extinction" and sum up in an easily understood manner the causes and effects of the five (or six!) events. Click on the extinction title to go to Wikipedia page where you can find more information, including sources. Note that the simplicity of this article means it excludes important details, controversies, and caveats. Google is your friend. Read more