Mass extinctions


Mass extinctions are episodes in the history of life on Earth during which unusually large numbers of species die off. Episodes occurred because of major changes in the prevailing ecological conditions brought about by climate change, cataclysmic volcanic eruptions, or collisions with giant meteors.

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Mass extinction

Triassic–Jurassic extinction

Triassic–Jurassic extinction

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