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What a 66M-year old forest fire reveals about dinosaurs

Remains of an ancient forest fire preserved in stone show ecology recovered similarly to modern-day forests
Thu, 2014-06-05 10:31
McGill field crew collecting fossils as part of a field course in Grasslands Nat

As far back as the time of the dinosaurs, 66 million years ago, forests recovered from fires in the same manner they do today, according to a team of researchers from McGill University and the Royal Saskatchewan Museum.

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