Mammals and their relatives thrived, diversified during so-called ‘Age of Dinosaurs,’ researchers show

June 21, 2019 - General

Paleontologists are trying to dispel a myth about what life was like when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. The false narrative has wormed its way into books, lectures and even scientific papers about this long-ago era.

Illustration of Alphadon, a small marsupial relative from the Cretaceous Period. Alphadon is representative
of the type of small, primarily insect-eating ancestors of the three major ecological radiations of mammaliaforms

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