Archive for May, 2012

By Jeff Parkinson

Think your car is responsible for global warming? According to scientists there’s a bigger answer, & I mean much bigger.

Findings published in the Monday edition of science magazine Current Biology state that during the “hot, wet Mesozoic era”, sauropod dinosaurs weighing as much as 220 tonnes (485000 lbs.) standing 60’ tall roamed the earth like giant cows munching on foliage and blasting massive doses of methane into the atmosphere.

This helps explain why the Mesozoic era was so hot & wet.

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