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Did a cataclysmic event wipe out the Clovis hunters and their prey?

Scientists are examining evidence that points to a cataclysmic event which may have wiped out North American mega-fauna, as well as the Clovis hunter-gatherer culture, 13,000 years ago. Haynes has dedicated his scientific career to the study of the Clovis people -- the first well-defined culture in the New World

Australian mega-fauna lived alongside man

Giant marsupials, reptiles and flightless birds lived alongside man in Australia for about 5,000 years before going extinct. Controversy has long surrounded when such creatures became extinct in Australia. New equipment that can date teeth and bones has solved the puzzle, Australian researchers said in the latest issue of the journal