Exploring Prehistoric Life

Thu, 2016-11-24

The evolution of the horse, a mammal of the family Equidae, occurred over a geologic time scale of 50 million years, transforming the small, dog-sized, forest-dwelling Eohippus into the modern horse.

Sun, 2016-11-20

How new species are created is at the core of the theory of evolution. Mammals may be a good example of how sex chromosome change drove major groups apart.

Sat, 2016-11-19

It is the Earth’s most severe known extinction event, with up to 96% of all marine species and 70% of terrestrial vertebrate species becoming extinct.

Sat, 2016-11-19

The evolutionary history of life on Earth traces the processes by which living and fossil organisms have evolved since life appeared on the planet, until the present day.

Sat, 2016-11-19

Fossils are evidence of ancient life forms or ancient habitats which have been preserved by natural processes.

Sat, 2016-11-19

Phorusrhacids, colloquially known as terror birds, are a clade of large carnivorous flightless birds that were the largest species of apex predators in South America during the...

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