Cretaceous
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Cretaceous

So much going on in the sea, air, and land. It’s the period that most dinosaur media focuses on, including Jurassic Park (ironically as the jurassic is a different period) and Prehistoric Planet. Includes Tyrannosaurus, Utahraptor, Triceratops.

Evolutionary traits

What evolutionary developments occured during this time?

Flowering plants

Starting with rotten flesh-smelling plants.

Climate

Need a bit in here about the Cretaceous climate.

Species

Ankylosaurus

What role did it play in its ecosystem?

What’s something interesting about it?

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Tyrannosaurus

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The evolution of Tyrannosaurus

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Triceratops

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Spinosaurus

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Utahraptor

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Quetzalcoatlus

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Kaprosuchus

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Mosasaurs

Mosasaurs (from Latin Mosa meaning the 'Meuse river', and Greek σαύρος sauros meaning 'lizard') are large, extinct, marine reptiles. The first fossil remains were discovered in a limestone quarry at Maastricht on the Meuse in 1764. Mosasaurs probably evolved from semiaquatic squamates[1] known as aigialosaurs, which were more similar in appearance to modern-day monitor lizards, in the Early Cretaceous. During the last 20 million years of the Cretaceous period (Turonian-Maastrichtian), with the extinction of the ichthyosaurs and decline of plesiosaurs, mosasaurs became the dominant marine predators. -Wikipedia, Mosasaur

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Purgatorius

Our ancestor at the time.

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