Prehistoric Flora & Fauna

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.

Fri, 2016-12-16

Paleontologists, scientists and other researchers have collected enough samples over the years to form some pretty solid theories about what kinds of creatures used to roam this earth.

Wed, 2016-12-07

The period, which spans from about 252 million years ago to about 66 million years ago, was also known as the age of reptiles or the age of dinosaurs.

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