Dinosaurs ‘too successful for their own good’

Dinosaurs ‘too successful for their own good’
 

A study mapping how dinosaurs spread across the world shows they may have been a victim of their own success.
UK researchers believe they were already in decline before the killer asteroid hit because they had occupied every habitat on Earth.
From their roots in South America, the dinosaurs migrated "in a frenzy of movement to cover the planet".
Hundreds of different dinosaurs appeared, from the ferocious T. rex to the gigantic long-necked Diplodocus.
But by the time the asteroid struck, killing them off, they were starting to decline, as they had ran out of space on Earth.
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6 February 2018 in World News, Views: 50
Source: BBC
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