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DAWN OF THE DINOSAUR AGE

The Late Triassic & Early Jurassic Epochs

THE PREHISTORIC EARTH

Early Life: The Cambrian Period

The First Vertebrates: Oceans of the Paleozoic Era

March Onto Land: The Silurian Period to the Middle Triassic Epoch

Dawn of the Dinosaur Age: The Late Triassic & Early Jurassic Epochs

Time of the Giants: The Middle & Late Jurassic Epochs

Last of the Dinosaurs: The Cretaceous Period

The Rise of Mammals: The Paleocene & Eocene Epochs

The Age of Mammals: The Oligocene & Miocene Epochs

Primates and Human Ancestors: The Pliocene Epoch

Early Humans: The Pleistocene & Holocene Epochs

DAWN OF THE DINOSAUR AGE

The Late Triassic & Early Jurassic Epochs

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Holmes, Thom. Dawn of the dinosaur age / Thom Holmes.

p. cm. — (The prehistoric Earth) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-8160-5960-7 (hardcover)

1. Dinosaurs—Study and teaching—United States. 2. Fossils—Study and teaching—United States. 3. Geology, Stratigraphic—Mesozoic. I. Title. II. Series.

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