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The beginning of the age of mammals

Kenneth David Rose

The beginning of the age of mammals

by Kenneth David Rose

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleontology -- Cenozoic,
  • Mammals -- History,
  • Mammals -- Evolution,
  • Life -- Origin

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-397) and index.

    StatementKenneth D. Rose.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE735 .R67 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 428 p. :
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23140697M
    ISBN 10080188022X
    LC Control Number2006008096

    The Age of Mammals, the Cenozoic Era, has never had its Jurassic Park, but it was an amazing time in earth’s history, populated by a wonderful assortment of bizarre animals. The rapid evolution of thousands of species of mammals brought forth many incredible creatures―including our own ancestors. The period between the extinction of the dinosaurs and the present day is called the Age of Mammals or Cenozoic. Mammals appeared on the earth long before the extinction of the dinosaurs; in fact, dinosaurs and mammals originated within 10 million years of each other, in .

      Book Review; Published: 08 January The Beginning of the Age of Mammals in South America, Part III. The Paleontology of Gran Barranca: Evolution and Environmental Change through the Middle Cenozoic of : Darin A. Croft. Its constant evolution over the millennia since its inception has made the Earth a dynamic entity, subject to numerous climactic and environmental forces that are forever changing this planet. In its most recent stage, the planet has seen an incredible diversification in plant and animal life, with the most prominent development of the Cenozoic era being the emergence of mammals. This book.

    Mammals (from Latin mamma "breast") are vertebrate animals constituting the class Mammalia (/ m ə ˈ m eɪ l i ə /), and characterized by the presence of mammary glands which in females (and sometimes males) produce milk for feeding (nursing) their young, a neocortex (a region of the brain), fur or hair, and three middle ear characteristics distinguish them from reptiles and Clade: Amniota. For small mammals there is a third scheme, the MmQ, published by Agustí, Moyà‐Solà, and Pons‐Moyà in The scheme includes some large mammals for reference and thus has a wider application. Other continental mammalian biozones. Asian land mammal age; Mammal Paleogene zone; North American land mammal age; South American land mammal age.


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Part 1, Introduction: Systematics: Marsupialia, Edentata, Condylarthra, Litopterna and Notioprogonia.