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Jun 19, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The sixth mass extinction on Earth is upon us, confirms an extensive new study. Here are just a handful of its victims.
Aug 5, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Venezuela's first-known dinosaur provides some of the earliest evidence that at least some dinosaurs lived in herds.
May 22, 2014 01:11 PM ET
Its name might be a tongue-twister, but Leikupal Laticauda has vaulted into the upper reaches of dinosaur stardom. Why? Because it lived after almost nothing else did.
Feb 26, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
Dozens of fossilized whales, seals and other marine animals have been discovered piled up in an ancient tidal flat in northern Chile.
Oct 30, 2013 11:25 AM ET // AFP
The species actually survived the mass extinction event of 250 million years ago and lived another 120 million years.
Apr 29, 2013 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Ten million years after the largest mass extinction, a lineage of animals thought to have led to dinosaurs took hold in Tanzania and Zambia.
Dec 15, 2010 02:05 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The "prizzly" bear and other animal hybrids could lead to extinctions.
Dec 16, 2011 07:44 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world's biodiversity is declining at an unprecedented rate. As a result, more extinctions than usual are predicted for the coming year.
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