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Carnotaurus is a genus of large theropod dinosaur that lived in South America during the Late Cretaceous period, between about 72 and 69.9 million years ago. The only species is Carnotaurus sastrei...

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Caudipteryx (which means “tail feather”) is a genus of peacock-sized theropod dinosaurs that lived in the Aptian age of the early ...

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The massive bodies of Centrosaurus were borne by stocky limbs, although at up to 6 m (19.7 ft) they were not particularly large dinosaurs. Like other centrosaurines, Centrosaurus bore single large ho...

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Ceratosaurus (from Greek keras/keratos meaning “horn” and σαυρος/sauros meaning “lizard”), was a large predatory theropod dinosaur from the Late...

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Chasmosaurus is a genus of ceratopsid dinosaur from the Upper ...

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The Permian–Triassic (P–Tr or P–Textinction event, colloquially known as the Great Dying, the End-Permian Extinc...

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The Cretaceous–Paleogene (K–Pgextinction event, also known as the Cretaceous–Tertiary (K–Textinction,...

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The Carboniferous Period lasted from about 359.2 to 299 million years ago* during the late Paleozoic Era. The term “Carboniferous” comes from England, in reference to the rich deposits of coal that occur there. These deposits of coal occur through...

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The Snowball Earth hypothesis proposes that Earth’s surface became entirely or nearly entirely frozen at least once, sometime earlier than 650 Mya (million years ago). Proponents of the hypothesis argue that it best explains sedimentary deposits g...

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A flood basalt is the result of a giant volcanic eruption or series of eruptions that coats large stretches of land or the ocean floor with basalt lava. Flood basalt provinces such as the Deccan Traps of India are often called traps...

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