As the planet gets hotter, some mammals may get smaller

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 20:01 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Fifty-six million years ago, about 10 million years after the dinosaurs went extinct, something strange happened to our planet. It got hot. Really hot. Hotter than it had ever been since the Earth formed a few billion years earlier. Carbon signatures in the geological record show that global temperature...

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