Pangea Breaks Up
At the beginning of the Triassic period the land masses were still bonded together. The formation of the supercontinent Pangea decreased the amount of shoreline, formed mountains, and gave the supercontinent a dry desert like terrain. Pangea began to break apart in the Mid Triassic forming Gondwana (South America, Africa, India, Antarctica, and Australia) in the south. In the North, Laurasia (North America and Eurasia) While Pangea was breaking apart mountains were forming.
One of the first known mammal during the Triassic period
Largely carnivorous dinosaurs that mostly had air-filled bones and feathers similar to birds.
Archosaurs are a group of diapsid amniotes whose living representatives consist of birds and crocodilians
Dinosaur basics The Triassic period