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The Triassic is a geologic period that lasted from 252 to 201 million years ago. Beginning of the development of the dinosaurs. The first mammals, such as shrews, developed. Also several new plants evolved, and this was the heyday of the ferns. Also, fossil remains of turtles were found from this period.


Position of the Triassic in the geological timescale

See also the article about the Geological Timescale.

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