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The Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction, the most famous of all the Big Five, has been attributed to what major event that triggered the fall of the dinosaurs? an asteroid hitting the earth increased
competition from mammals rapid growth of forests on land surfaces glaciation
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User: The Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction, the most famous of all the Big Five, has been attributed to what major event that triggered the fall of the dinosaurs? an asteroid hitting the earth increased competition from mammals rapid growth of forests on land surfaces glaciation

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