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triassic

(Science: geology) Of the age of, or pertaining to, the trias.

The Triassic formation.


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Re: closest relative of dinosaurs

... Seriously... Like all organisms in evolution, they're just a product of adaptive niches. These adaptive niches probably opened up post the Permian–Triassic extinction event. Create a terrarium rich in oxygen and reproduce reptiles and birds parthenogenetically! And even without selecting the big ...

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by enarees
Sat Aug 21, 2010 5:09 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: closest relative of dinosaurs
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Re: closest relative of dinosaurs

... Seriously... Like all organisms in evolution, they're just a product of adaptive niches. These adaptive niches probably opened up post the Permian–Triassic extinction event.

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by DoryTaylor
Fri Aug 20, 2010 7:49 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: closest relative of dinosaurs
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Biology HW HELP?

... Era in the Devonian period (B) e Paleozoic Era in the Permian period (C) the Mesozoic Era in the Cretaceous period (D) the Mesozoic Era in the Triassic period 4. Which of the following statements do scientists believe to be true? (A) Like on earth began about 5000 years ago (B) 245 million ...

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by safasoliman
Tue May 25, 2010 1:27 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology HW HELP?
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Evolution tree...phylogeny---simple question

... snails would have diverged from the other three close to the Cambrian period (~570 MYA, though likely before), and Dinosaurs arose in the Triassic (~250 MYA, sometime after) so fish would have to have diverged from the other chordates between 570 and 250 MYA... Pigs, being a modern mammal, ...

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by Chroma
Wed Jan 13, 2010 5:50 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution tree...phylogeny---simple question
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Stromatolites

... the start of the Cambrian due to grazing and burrowing organisms. Stromatolites also occurred after the Precambrian in the Phanerozoic and Lower Triassic as well as modern times, although usually very restricted by their environment. The reason for this may be due to a lack of grazing organisms ...

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by Draco
Tue Oct 28, 2008 2:41 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Stromatolites
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