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Go to the the Tertiary Time Period
About the Tertiary time period
This period was known as the “Age of Mammals” because it’s when mammals took over most animal population. Also, fish and birds were flourishing and the reptile population was returning after the previous mass extinction. Some animals were Indricotherium (the largest known mammal), Brontotherium (3rd largest known mammal), and a Tapir.
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The Climate and the Environment
The climate at the beginning of the period it was warm and moist, much of Earth was tropical or subtropical, then towards the middle of the period it started to cool, and by the end the Ice Age had begun.
Animals and plants
Some of the plants were: Grass, Magnolia, Trillium, Palm trees, and lots of dense forests.