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  • 65 million years ago, a massive asteroid crashed into the Earth. It wiped out 70 per cent of all life, including the most successful, the dinosaurs. But what if the asteroid had missed? What would the world be like today, if the dinosaurs had survived...

    What If The Dinosaurs Had Never Died Out?

    What If The Dinosaurs Had Never Died Out?

    by James Kenny73

  • What makes the Cretaceous sea worse than any other in history is that there isn't just one predator to worry about, but a whole collection of them, including sharks, lightning fast killer fish and fearsome giant marine reptiles called mosasaurs.

    Sea Monsters Of The Cretaceous

    Sea Monsters Of The Cretaceous

    by James Kenny24

  • The history of life series moves on to the period where not only complex lifeforms evolved, but came to take over the world. But they didn't have everything their own way, the Paleozoic era bore witness to natural disasters that make our problems seem minute...

    A History Of Life On Earth: The Palaeozoic Era

    A History Of Life On Earth: The Palaeozoic Era

    by James Kenny29

  • Dinosaurs get all the glory. Their appeal often overshadows other species that existed with them. Non-dinosaur fossils reveal rare glimpses into reptiles, birds and mammals when T. Rex ruled.

    10 Rare Fossils of Species That Lived With Dinosaurs

    10 Rare Fossils of Species That Lived With Dinosaurs

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • Here is some specific information about the Smilodon cats in general, and further information in specifics regarding each species of known Smilodon that once was.

    The Saber—Tooth Tiger

    The Saber—Tooth Tiger

    by Wesman Todd Shaw42

  • Have you ever stopped and wondered why all the large and dangerous animals seem to live in Africa? Or why we seem to harbour an incurable fascination with monsters? The answers to these questions could well lie in our past, where our remote ancestors lived alongside Africa's real monsters...

    The African Megafauna

    The African Megafauna

    by James Kenny22

  • The extinction of the dinosaurs marked the end of one era, but heralded the beginning of another. It only took the Earth a few million years to recover from the after effects of the asteroid impact, but it was a changed world. This hub profiles one small corner of that world, in a time called the Eocene...

    After The Dinosaurs: Life In The Eocene

    After The Dinosaurs: Life In The Eocene

    by James Kenny47

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