Age of Mammals


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Noun1.Age of mammals - approximately the last 63 million yearsAge of Mammals - approximately the last 63 million years
Phanerozoic, Phanerozoic aeon, Phanerozoic eon - the period from about 5,400 million years ago until the present
Age of Man, Quaternary, Quaternary period - last 2 million years
Tertiary, Tertiary period - from 63 million to 2 million years ago
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Few mammal fossils have been found in South America from this time period, before the age of dinosaurs gave way to the age of mammals.
Justin Jennings, culminating in a celebration in the James and Louise Temerty Galleries of the Age of Dinosaurs and the Reed Gallery of the Age of Mammals.
The extinct mammal and others will be on view for the first time at a new Age of Mammals exhibit at the newly restored 1913 building.
AFTER THE DINOSAURS: THE AGE OF MAMMALS finally takes the focus off the dinosaur and into the next era: an age where Earth was inhabited by an array of strange creatures, from huge hornless rhinos to an elephant-like hoofed mammal.
Lest we quickly lose interest, we were hurriedly reminded that these huge feathered oddities and cutesy forest rat things quickly gave way to the age of mammals, and we are promised a succession of furry leviathans next week.
The new exhibition follows this summer's critically-acclaimed, campaign-supported openings of Age of Mammals and the Haaga Family Rotunda.