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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).
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Great Permian-Triassic Extinction - Geology - About.com
The greatest mass extinction of the last 500 million years or Phanerozoic Eon happened 250 million years ago, ending the Permian Period and beginning the ...
Amphibian Evolution - The Story of Prehistoric Amphibians - Dinosaurs
During the Carboniferous period, over 300 million years ago, the first ... from a common ancestor that lived in the middle Permian or early Triassic periods, and ...
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.
Pterosaurs - The Flying Reptiles - Evolution - Dinosaurs - About.com
The evolution of pterosaurs roughly paralleled that of their terrestrial cousins, the dinosaurs, as the small, "basal" species of the late Triassic period gradually ...