Age of Mammals
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Definition of the noun age of mammals
What does age of mammals mean as a name of something?
- approximately the last 63 million years
- lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
- synonyms of Age of Mammals: Cenozoic / Cenozoic era
- instance of: era / geological era = a major division of geological time
- part of: Phanerozoic / Phanerozoic aeon / Phanerozoic eon = the period from about 540 million years ago until the present, a period when abundant life existed
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Beasts 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 ...
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 ...
Visual 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 ...
The Standard American encyclopedia of arts, sciences, history, biography, geography, statistics, and general knowledge ... (1897)
by John Clark Ridpath
Age of Mammals. Age of Reptiles.
by Keir Brooks Sterling
The Age of Mammals in Europe, Asia and North ...
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 ...
by Colin Wilson
from our own age of mammals—and brooding on this question of ...
Osborn, 1910 (Age of mammals, pp.
Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
The Cenozoic has sometimes been called the "Age of Mammals," the Mesozoic, the " Age of ...
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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