Prehistoric Flora & Fauna

Wed, 2017-05-17

Basically, scientists have learned that rocks are stacked in layers containing fossils with the oldest fossils at the deepest layers, and the youngest, or most recent fossils, near the top.

Sun, 2017-03-26

Dinosaurs were in decline for tens of millions of years before the Earth was struck by an asteroid, ending their dominion over the planet. What was killing off dinosaurs near the end of their reign?

Sun, 2017-03-26

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

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.

Sun, 2016-12-18

The team concluded that the extinct Pikaia gracilens is the most primitive known member of the chordate family.

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