The extinction of the dinosaurs

@article{Brusatte2015TheEO,
  title={The extinction of the dinosaurs},
  author={Stephen Louis Brusatte and Richard J. Butler and Paul M. Barrett and Matthew T. Carrano and David C Evans and Graeme T. Lloyd and Philip D. Mannion and Mark A. Norell and Daniel J. Peppe and Paul Upchurch and Thomas E. Williamson},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
  year={2015},
  volume={90}
}
Non‐avian dinosaurs went extinct 66 million years ago, geologically coincident with the impact of a large bolide (comet or asteroid) during an interval of massive volcanic eruptions and changes in temperature and sea level. There has long been fervent debate about how these events affected dinosaurs. We review a wealth of new data accumulated over the past two decades, provide updated and novel analyses of long‐term dinosaur diversity trends during the latest Cretaceous, and discuss an emerging… 
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