National Geographic Specials - 24 Hours After: Asteroid Impact
Travel back 66 million years ago, when a meteor struck the earth and wiped out three-quarters of all life on the planet. This program reveals the likely effects of the catastrophic impact that changed the world forever, and examines who won, who lost, and why.
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