Devonian Period

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Major geologic events of that time period.

Seas rise and fall over North America.

Main Geologic Events

Seas rise and fall over what is now North America. Age of Fishes begins as sharks and fish with scales and bony skeletons become common.

Climate and Environment

The interior climate was very warm. The environment in the continent's interior was also very dry. Red- colored sediment came from rocks and were studied in Devon, England gave the period its name.

Dominant Organisms, Plants and Animals

Plants, which had begun colonizing the land during the Silurian Period, continued to make evolutionary progress during the Devonian. Age of Fishes begins as sharks and fish with scales and bony skeletons become common.

Main Things to See

Sharks and fish with scales and skeletons

Dense forests

Coiled shell animals called Ammonites

Last you will see four legged amphibians

Things to Pack for Comfort and Safety

Water proof clothing and water proof boots

First aid kit

Water and food

A knife

Tool to cut through the forest

Dangers in the Devonian Period

Earthquakes

Shark Attacks

Insect Swarms