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Took 10 Million Years for Life on Earth to ‘Re-set’ After Mass Extinction

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 10:45 pm (UTC-4)

More than 250 million years ago, most life on Earth was wiped out by a catastrophic event called the Permian–Triassic extinction. New research suggests it took our planet 10 million years to recover from what is now known as “The Great Dying.” The Great Dying took place millions of years earlier than the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction, […]