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SCIENCE EXPLAINS: Dinosaur Awesomeness!

By Becky Ferreira Feb 24, 2014

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Dinosaurs Were Larger than Life

And we don't mean just in terms of size! Dinosaurs were ushered in by a cataclysmic extinction event, just as they were eventually nixed by one. They grew larger than any terrestrial creatures, they survived longer than any other group of land animals, and they could only be stopped by an enormous cosmic bullet. No matter how you square it, dinosaurs are the most epic weirdos the planet has ever known.

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Becky Ferreira

Becky Ferreira is a writer, performer, and raptor based in New York.

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