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May 8, 2012

Dinosaur gases 'warmed the Earth'

A bit of fun now, with news that it may have been dinosaurs ‘passing gas’ and warming the planet that caused their own extinction. Apparently the methane from sauropods (which included the Brontosaurus) would have been 520 million tonnes a year, a figure that has been deduced by scaling up the ‘output’ from cows. Read more in the link above to find out how…and why.