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Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Paleontologists probe the majestic reptiles’ origin and rise

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2:32pm, May 6, 2011

Any 10-year-old knows how the dinosaurs met their end: A huge meteorite slammed into Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula 65 million years ago, blasting the planet beyond anything imagined by Bruce Willis in Armageddon.

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