Age of Reptiles

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Noun1.Age of Reptiles - from 230 million to 63 million years agoAge of Reptiles - from 230 million to 63 million years ago
Cretaceous, Cretaceous period - from 135 million to 63 million years ago; end of the age of reptiles; appearance of modern insects and flowering plants
Jurassic, Jurassic period - from 190 million to 135 million years ago; dinosaurs; conifers
Triassic, Triassic period - from 230 million to 190 million years ago; dinosaurs, marine reptiles; volcanic activity
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This extraordinary new specimen reveals the surprisingly late retention of dinosaur-like features in the skull of Ichthyornis - one of the closest-known relatives of modern birds from the Age of Reptiles," Daniel Field of the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath, who was co-lead author on the study, said in ( the statement.
Rowland with full sheets of USA stamps that included issues celebrating the Boston Tea Party, Wildlife Conservation, Walt Disney, The USA postal system from collection to delivery and The age of Reptiles.
The 165-million-year-long era when dinosaurs roamed the Earth shouldn't be called the Age of Reptiles. Nor should the era that followed, which extends to the present, be christened the Age of Mammals.
In the Triassic period, a sub-category of the Mesozoic period, is a classification on the time line of Earth's history, its Middle Life, more known as the Age of Reptiles. In fact, "dinosaur" includes a defined group of Mesozoic reptiles, not simply every reptile of ancient times, as Sid points out in his book, PETRIFIED FOREST: A Story in Stone.
Narrated by Kenneth Branagh, the programme employed state-of-the-art animatronics and computer-generated effects to step back in time to the Mesozoic Era - the so-called Age Of Reptiles.