Evolution review 2010

Evolution review 2010 - REVIEW What theory posits that...

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REVIEW What theory posits that plates move? Theory of Plate Tectonics What is that movement called? Continental drift
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What is the name of the original large land mass? Pangaea This land mass split into what two land masses? Laurasia to the north Gondwanaland to the south
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Did dinosaurs live on Pangaea? YES Did mammals live on Pangaea? YES What was the climate on Pangaea? tropical
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About when did the continents first reach the present arrangement? Miocene, 23 mya Did humans and dinosaurs live at the same time? NO When did dinosaurs live? 235-200 mya primitive dinosaurs 200-65 mya dinosaurs
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When do the first true mammals appear? 220 mya When do the first flowering plants appear? 140 mya When do the first undisputed primates appear? 53 mya in the Eocene WHEN did dinosaurs go extinct? 65 mya when an asteroid hit earth, Marks the beginning of Paleocene
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Small, nocturnal in habit What happened at 65 mya? Asteroid hit the earth: mass extinctions!
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