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Why did the dinosaurs in the ocean die?
The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs acidified the ocean in a ‘flash,’ killing most marine life. A massive asteroid struck present-day Mexico 66 million years ago. The impact contributed to the extinction of the dinosaurs and 75\% of life on Earth at the time.
Did dinosaurs in the ocean survive?
‘Trickle of food’ helped deep sea creatures survive asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs. Summary: New evidence has been provided to explain why deep sea creatures were able to survive the catastrophic asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago.
How did the Megalodon go extinct?
Extinction of a mega shark We know that megalodon had become extinct by the end of the Pliocene (2.6 million years ago), when the planet entered a phase of global cooling. As the adult sharks were dependent on tropical waters, the drop in ocean temperatures likely resulted in a significant loss of habitat.
Why did the titanoboa go extinct?
Climate change contributed to the disappearance and extinction of most of Titanoboa. The declining global temperatures favored the emergence of smaller snakes. The rapid drop in temperatures made the metabolic processes of the Titanoboa difficult. Habitat change also contributed to the extinction of the Titanoboa.
Did any dinosaurs survive?
Dinosaurs did survive. They represent more than 10000 species in this present time. The twice that of mammals. And one species so abundant that it is population is three times larger than human population. Behold…… Only the non avian ones went extinct. But why are these guys the only surviving dinosaurs and where are the giants??
How did deep-sea creatures survive the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs?
‘Trickle of food’ helped deep-sea creatures survive the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs: Marine animals feasted on bacteria as it sank to the ocean floor. Scientists believe deep sea creatures survived with lifeline from the surface.
How did birds survive the extinction of dinosaurs?
Birds, which are a branch of dinosaur, survived because there were small ones. Probably most birds species died as well, but some survived. Most dinosaurs were fairly large (say, bigger than a chicken), and pretty much anything except very small animals went extinct.
What happened to the dinosaurs when they crashed into Earth?
When a huge flaming chunk of rock smashed into Earth almost 66 million years ago, it would have been curtains for the dinosaurs and other large animals on the land and in the seas.