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What does PE stand for?

PE stands for Permian Extinction (geological event)

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Peter D Ward is one of maybe a dozen leading scholars of the Permian extinction.
Even after the Permian extinction, when life was nearly wiped out altogether, species evolved to fill the new gaps very quickly Planet of plagues So mass extinctions have, in the past, been followed by a burst of rapid evolution in which new species take advantage of whatever opportunities are available to them for survival.