WHAT_HAPPENED_IN_THE_TROPICS.MP4 (video) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption What happened in the tropics when an asteroid hit the planet and how did it shape today's rainforests? Credit Monica Carvalho Usage Restrictions For use with Flowers! release Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.