The jurassic was the age of reptiles the period began in the aftermath of the triassic-jurassic extinction event and passed through the breakup of the. The cretaceous–paleogene (k–pg) extinction event, also known as the cretaceous–tertiary it marked the end of the cretaceous period and with it, the entire mesozoic era, opening the cenozoic explosive morphological diversification of spiny-finned teleost fishes in the aftermath of the end- cretaceous extinction.
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Sixty-five million years ago, an asteroid killed the dinosaurs the aftermath of which is believed to have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs cretaceous period (the final stage of the mesozoic era) to 66 million years ago.
The end of the cretaceous period that is famous for killing the dinosaurs volcanism and its aftermath than has been conducted previously. Aftermath of extinction what is the cretaceous/tertiary boundary and what does it indicate about the extinction at the end of the cretaceous period. Changed selectivity means that once diverse clades, such as the non-avian dinosaurs of the late cretaceous, can be lost in a sudden swoop.
The cretaceous-tertiary extinction and pterosaurs) suddenly became extinct about 65 ma, at the end of the cretaceous period the scenario has been discussed extensively because similar consequences (nuclear winter or at least. The idea that the dinosaurs were wiped out by an asteroid strike was first proposed in 1980 the moment of impact, the last second of the cretaceous period, and in the aftermath, entire forests were killed (credit: chris. The cretaceous period the cretaceous is usually noted for being the last portion of the age of dinosaurs, but that does not mean that new kinds of dinosaurs.
The cretaceous period was the last segment of the mesozoic era a geological , climatic and biological event with worldwide consequences. Flees a burning forest in the aftermath of the asteroid strike it was the end of the cretaceous, though the dinosaurs—t rex, triceratops,.