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What is a Mass Extinction?

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2860

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00:03:00

Production year

2010

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In this short film shot in the Claude Bernard University, located in Lyon (France), and inside its palaeontological collections, Gildas Merceron, a palaeontologist, evokes the major biodiversity extinctions. He explains why and the consequences of the disappearing in mass of many species, through the example of dinosaurs.

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