First snakes and modern fish. Extinction of dinosaurs and ammonites, rise and fall of toothed birds
Diversification of mammals
First horses, whales, monkeys, and leafminer insects
Diversification of birds. First anthropoids (higher primates)
1.8 mya-8,000 ya
Mammoths, mastodons, and Neanderthals
First modern humans
*Millions of years ago (mya)
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