Exploring Prehistoric Life

Sun, 2017-03-26

Sometimes synapsids are called “mammal-like reptiles;” however, that is misleading because synapsids are not reptiles.

Wed, 2017-03-22

Sarcosuchus is a genus of crocodyliform and distant relative of living crocodylians that lived 112 million years ago.

Tue, 2017-03-14

It’s easy to forget that dinosaurs were real animals. They were born (or hatched), grew from juveniles into adults, wandered around the landscape, ate, slept, pooped, and had sex (just like most of us).

Sat, 2017-03-11

The Paleocene or Palaeocene, the “old recent”, is a geologic epoch that lasted from about 66 to 56 million years ago.

Sat, 2017-03-11

The Cretaceous is a geologic period and system that spans 79 million years from the end of the Jurassic Period 145 million years ago (...

Sat, 2017-03-11

The Jurassic is a geologic period and system that spans 56.3 million years from the end of the Triassic Period 201.3 million years ago...

Sat, 2017-03-11

The Triassic–Jurassic extinction event marks the boundary between the Triassic and...

Sat, 2017-03-11

The Triassic is a geologic period and system which spans 50.9 million years from the end of the Permian Period 252.17 million years ago...

Sun, 2017-03-05

The first thing to notice on this evogram is that hippos are the closest living relatives of whales, but they are not the ancestors of whales.

Thu, 2017-01-19

Between 230 million and 66 million years ago, dinosaurs plodded across the supercontinent Pangea, and migrated from Europe to other parts of the world.

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