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The age immediately following the extinction of the dinosaurs. The first placental mammal fossils are found from this period.

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ClassificationEdit

  • Paleogene Period (66-23 MYA) - Earliest part of the Cenozoic.
    • Paleocene Epoch (66-56 MYA) - First part of Paleogene after demise of dinosaurs. Saw an explosion of diversity of mammals, though not many of the today's types of mammals are represented in this epoch.
      • Selandian Age (59.2–61.6 MYA) - An age.
      • Thanetian Age (56.0–59.2 MYA) - An age.
      • Danian Age (61.6–66.0 MYA) - The age immediately following the extinction of the dinosaurs. The first placental mammal fossils are found from this period.
        • Event: Cretaceouse-Tertiary Extinction Event (66 MYA) - More formally known as the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event. The mass extinction that led to the extinction of the dinosaurs.

Danian Age In the NewsEdit

Mammal Diversity Exploded Immediately After Dinosaur Extinction (Dec 2015)Edit

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