Continents on the move - the world in the Mesozoic

Sunday, 16. January 2011, 15:30 Uhr | NHM Thema
Andreas Kroh The heyday of the dinosaurs was characterized by the gradual disintegration of the supercontinent Pangea. In the late Mesozoic, the dry supercontinent was already the cradle of reptiles, which rapidly expanded their ranges. The opening of the Atlantic Ocean in the Mesozoic separated the habitats of species that were formerly widely distributed, promoting the evolution of new dinosaur species. IN GERMAN