Prehistoric Flora & Fauna
The Cenozoic Era is easy to define: it’s the stretch of geologic time that kicked off with the Cretaceous/Tertiary...
The Eocene Epoch began 10 million years after the extinction of the dinosaurs, 65 million years ago, and continued for another 22 million years, up to 34 million years ago.
The Cretaceous–Paleogene (K–Pg) extinction event, also known as the Cretaceous–Tertiary (K–T) extinction, was a mass extinction of some three-quarters of the plant and animal species on Earth that occurred over a geologically...
The Carboniferous Period lasted from about 359.2 to 299 million years ago during the late Paleozoic Era.
The Snowball Earth hypothesis proposes that Earth’s surface became entirely or nearly entirely frozen at least once, sometime earlier than 650 Mya (million years ago).
A flood basalt is the result of a giant volcanic eruption or series of eruptions that coats large stretches of land or the ocean floor with basalt lava.