Health Editor’s Note: What we know for certain is that man did not cause this extinction, unlike so many others…..Carol
10 Myths About Dinosaur Extinction
by Bob Strauss ThoughtCo
We all know that dinosaurs vanished off the face of the earth 65 million years ago, a mass extinction that still lingers in the popular imagination. How could creatures so huge, so fierce and so successful go down the drain virtually overnight, along with their cousins, the pterosaurs and marine reptiles? The details are still being worked out by geologists and paleontologists, but in the meantime, here are 10 common myths about dinosaur extinction that aren’t quite on the mark (or supported by the evidence).