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Age of Mammals

Definition of the noun age of mammals

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  1. approximately the last 63 million years

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Google previewBeasts of Eden (2004)

Walking Whales, Dawn Horses, and Other Enigmas of Mammal Evolution by David Rains Wallace

The Age of Mammals is a mob scene by comparison. The figures seem to jostle as the tableau rushes from small beasts in tropical swamps through large ones in temperate savannas to huge ones in autumnal tundra. Conflict is ubiquitous ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (2016)

The Cenozoic Era, extending from the Mesozoic to the present, is commonly called 'The Age of Mammals' because of the explosive radiations of mammals during this period. Recently, in recognition of the massive and irreversible changes ...

Google previewVisual Encyclopedia of Earth (2008)

by Michael Allaby

Age of mammals After the giant dinosaurs died out, mammals began to expand in size and move into new environments during the Paleogene period. This was when whales conquered the oceans and bats took to the air. One group to appear ...

Google previewThe Standard American encyclopedia of arts, sciences, history, biography, geography, statistics, and general knowledge ... (1897)

by John Clark Ridpath

Age of Mammals. Age of Reptiles.

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of American and Canadian Naturalists and Environmentalists (1997)

by Keir Brooks Sterling

The Age of Mammals in Europe, Asia and North ...

Google previewDictionary of Geological Terms (1984)

by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson

age of mammals An informal designation of the Cenozoic. age of marine invertebrates An informal designation of the Cambrian and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Unsolved Mysteries (2015)

by Colin Wilson

from our own age of mammals—and brooding on this question of ...

Google previewLexicon of Geologic Names of the United States: M-Z (1938)

Osborn, 1910 (Age of mammals, pp.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

The Cenozoic has sometimes been called the "Age of Mammals," the Mesozoic, the " Age of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Change (2001)

Environmental Change and Human Society

Modern mammals such as the horse and camel evolved during Cenozoic times, the age of mammals. The oldest known hominid fossils are around 4.4 million years old. The first members of our own subspecies, Homo sapiens, appeared ...

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