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Prehistoric Life During the Triassic Period - Dinosaurs - About.com
A guide to the animals, plants, climate and geology of the Triassic period (250- 208 million years ago).
Triassic Period - Definition of the Dinosaur Phrase Triassic Period
Definition: The span of geologic time stretching from 250 to 208 million years ago . The first primitive dinosaurs evolved during the Triassic period, and flourished ...
The First Mammals (Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous) - Dinosaurs
The truth, though, is very different: in fact, the first mammals evolved from therapsids ("mammal-like reptiles") at the end of the Triassic period, and coexisted with ...
Earliest Dinosaur Evolution and Ancestors - Dinosaurs - About.com
Some time in the middle to late Triassic period, about 230 million years ago, the first dinosaurs evolved from their archosaur ancestors. Here's everything you ...
The Permian-Triassic Extinction Event - Dinosaurs - About.com
About 250 million years ago, at the end of the Permian period, over 90 percent of the earth's marine organisms went extinct, along with nearly three-quarters of ...
Prehistoric Crocodiles and Crocodile Evolution
Toward the end of the Triassic period, a family of archosaurs ("ruling lizards") evolved into the very first crocodiles. Here's the story the last 200 million years of ...
Periods of the Mesozoic Era - Evolution - About.com
A description of life and evolution during the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods of the Mesozoic Era.
A Complete, A to Z List of Marine Reptiles - Dinosaurs - About.com
An early marine reptile of the middle Triassic period. Share. brachauchenius -. Brachauchenius · One of the last pliosaurs of the late Cretaceous period. Share.
Turtle Evolution - The Story of Prehistoric Turtles
In a way, turtle evolution is an easy story to follow: the basic turtle body plan arose very early in the history of life (during the late Triassic period), and has ...
Eozostrodon – About.com Prehistoric Mammals - Dinosaurs
Habitat: Woodlands of Western Europe. Historical Period: Late Triassic-Early Jurassic (210-190 million years ago). Size and Weight: About 5 inches long and a ...