Last extinction

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  • "Nova investigates a provocative new theory that suggests the extinction of more than 34 types of large prehistoric mega-creatures, such as the saber-toothed cat and woolly mammoth, was caused not by climate change or the arrival of the first human hunters, but by the massive breakup of a comet over the Great Lakes region at the end of the last Ice Age, some 12,900 years ago"--WGBH/Nova website.


  • Originally broadcast as an episode of the PBS series, Nova.
  • Includes printable materials for educators.
  • DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (enhanced); Dolby stereo.
  • DVD-ROM ; Access to teaching materials requires a DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Acrobat Reader software.
  • Closed captioned; optional audio descriptions for the visually impaired.
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