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Last extinction [electronic resource].

Hamilton, Doug. (Added Author). Pyne, Solana. (Added Author). Tinworth, Rob. (Added Author). Schreiber, Liev. (Added Author). Dye, Christopher. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 56 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: PBS , 2009.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Liev Schreiber.
Summary, etc.: What killed the mammoths? Near the end of the last ice age 13,000 years ago, these mighty beasts disappeared from North America together with some 35 other groups of mammals. For four decades, debate has raged over the cause of their abrupt demise. NOVA presents an in-depth investigation of a controversial new hypothesis which suggests that a massive impact from space could be the culprit, and also explores alternate theories.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Extinction (Biology)
Extinct animals.
Paleontology.
Catastrophes (Geology)
Comets > Collisions with Earth.

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