From the Black Dirt to the World: Solving the Problem of Prehistoric Extinctions

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Late in the last Ice Age, giant beasts disappeared worldwide. Abundant mastodon and other large mammal fossil sites in the Black Dirt around Warwick have been helping us solve this mystery. Dr. Robinson specializes in the study of fossil plant pollen, and what this tells us about environmental changes which accompanied the end of the mastodons and other animals of the Pleistocene era.

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Dr. Guy Robinson Department of Natural Sciences Fordham College at Lincoln Center 113 West 60th Street, New York NY 10023 212-930-8899 Cell phone for day of program use only: 914-563-2313

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