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Ammonites’ fate sealed by meteor strike that wiped out dinosaurs

Ammonites were not in decline before their extinction, scientists have found. The marine molluscs with coiled shells and one of palaeontology’s great icons flourished in Earth’s oceans for more than 350 million years until they died out during the same chance event that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago. Some palaeontologists have argued […]

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