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Ancient extinction of giant Australian bird points to humans

The first direct evidence that humans played a substantial role in the extinction of the huge, wondrous beasts inhabiting Australia some 50,000 years ago—in...

Extinct crustacean Dollocaris was all eyes

A tiny but scary-looking marine critter that died out with the dinosaurs, caught prey with the aid of two monstrous eyes—each a quarter of...

Beetles beat out extinction

Today's rich variety of beetles may be due to an historically low extinction rate rather than a high rate of new species emerging, according...

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