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A third of marine megafauna died in a mass extinction that we didn’t even know about

Ancient climate change was to blame.
Turtle staring at you

Something had to go to make room for the turtles.

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Death is a part of life. Things have to die so other things can be born et cetera et cetera circle of life hakuna matata. It’s hard to get that broken up about some giant aquatic sloths that no longer roam the oceans in search of sea grass. We never experienced their majestic front crawl, so we don’t really care how or when they died. Almost all of the

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