Rise of the Mammals
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Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs in a fiery global catastrophe. An amazing new trove of fossils reveals how mammals took over, ultimately evolving into the huge array of species, including us, that rule Earth today.

Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 4617

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