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Continental Drift - 136 Million Years Ago

136 Mya

By 136 million years ago, the end of the Jurassic period and the beginning of the Cretaceous, the break-up of Pangea was well underway. North America and Eurasia had begun to separate as had South America and Africa.

Dinosaurs still dominated the land but by the end of the Cretaceous they would be wiped out by another mass extinction. By the middle of the Cretaceous flowering plants had developed and began to dominate other forms of plant life.

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