TITLE

Cretaceous World

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Dinosaur Atlas;2005, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter of the book "Dinosaur Atlas: An Amazing Journey Through a Lost World" which explores the Cretaceous Period is presented. During this period, the supercontinents of Laurasia and Gondwana were breaking up and some groups like sauropods became less prominent. It is the time when climates became more seasonal, with wet, dry, winter, and summer seasons, and when flowering plants appeared. At this age, carnivorous theropods evolved into pack-hunting forms like Velociraptor and pterosaurs evolved into creatures like Quetzalcoatlus.
ACCESSION #
43901375

 

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