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The Pleistocene Epoch was from about 1.8 million to 11,000 years ago. The word means "nearly present" or "most new" in Greek.

It is marked by the ice ages and the emergence of the human species.

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How long ago was a mammoth at the pleistocene?

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What is Pleistocene?

The Pleistocene is a geologic time period called an epoch. The Pleistocene began about 1.8 million years ago and ended only 10 thousand years ago.


When did the Pleistocene age occur?

about 10,000 years ago!


What is pliestocene?

If you mean "pleistocene" then it is the period of time from 1.8 million years ago to about 10,000 years ago. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleistocene for more information.


How long did the pleistocene epoch last?

The Pleistocene Epoch, known as the last ice age, began 1.8 million-years ago and lasted until about 11,700-years ago. During this time, ice covered huge parts of the Earth. Homo sapiens evolved during the Pleistocene Epoch, and by the end of the era were found in all corners of the Earth.


When did the last ice age start?

The last Ice Age started in the early Pleistocene, 1.8 million years ago and ended in the late Pleistocene, 10 000 years ago.


What time period did woolly mammoths live?

Woolly mammoths lived from about 150,000 years ago until 10,000 years ago. That was during the Pleistocene series. The Pleistocene was the first series of the Quaternary period.


What era did the procoptodon live in?

The procoptodon was alive during the Pleistocene Epoch (1,600,000 - 40,000 years ago) However some wikipedia sources suggest they were disappearing as early as 50,000 years ago. Some say that they were hunted into extinction by Australian Aborigionals 18,000 years ago. But it is certain that they were alive for most of the Pleistocene. The procoptodon was alive during the Pleistocene Epoch (1,600,000 - 40,000 years ago) However some wikipedia sources suggest they were disappearing as early as 50,000 years ago. Some say that they were hunted into extinction by Australian Aborigionals 18,000 years ago. But it is certain that they were alive for most of the Pleistocene.


How many years ago did a deinotherium live?

Deinotherium lived 16,000,000 to 500,000 years ago. (middle Miocene-early Pleistocene)


What is the difference between Cenozoic age from pleistocene age?

The Cenozoic is a major geologic era starting at 65 million years ago and encompassing the present. The Pleistocene Epoch is a much smaller division of time that is part of the Quaternary Period of the Cenozoic Era, from 1.8 million years ago to 10,000 years ago.


When did the whale island volcano last erupt?

During the pleistocene period which ended about 10,000 years ago.


When ice age started?

during the last years of the Pleistocene, from approximately 110,000 to 12,000 years ago.


Common name for the pleistocene era?

The Pleistocene epoch occurred between 1.6 million to 11,000 years ago. It is known as the ice age, because large sheets of ice covered much of the earth.


What era period and epoch occurred 28000 years ago?

28,000 years ago, you would have been in in the Cenozoic era, the Quaternary period, and the Pleistocene epoch.


How do you pronounce Pleistocene?

plI-stO-sEne (Capitals are long vowels)


What are woolly mammoths?

Woolly mammoths are an extinct species of elephant, often with long curved tusks. In northern regions, a mammoth had a covering of long hair. Mammoths lived during the Pleistocene period from 1.6 million to about 10,000 years ago.Woolly Mammoths are ancestors of modern elephants and belong to the group proboscideans.


Are megalodons alive today?

No, Megalodon became extinct in the Pleistocene epoch probably about 1.5 million years ago.


Where do megalodons live presently?

Megalodons became extinct in the Pleistocene epoch probably about 1.5 million years ago.


When did humans first come into existence?

Humans first appeared in Quaternary Period/Pleistocene Epoch. From about 1.8 million years ago to 11 thousand years ago.


What year did the megalodon shark die out?

Carcharodon megalodon became extinct in the Early Pleistocene Epoch, about 1,500,000 years ago.


What era did the gray wolf appear on the earth?

They have been around since at least 300,000 years ago during the Pleistocene.


What came before the Pleistocene?

Before the Pleistocene came the Pliocene


Did megalodon live in the Cenozoic era?

Megalodon lived in the Cenozoic era, becoming extinct in the Pleistocene, about 1.5 million years ago.


When did the saber toothed cat get extinct?

The last sabretooth, Smilodon fatalis, died out at the end of the Pleistocene Epoch, about 10,000 years ago.


How would you describe the Pleistocene?

how would you describe Pleistocene or Ice Age