Asked in Animal Life
How the land like during the quaternary period?
During the quaternary period, the Ice Age took place. It was a time of dramatic glacial development and at the time, glaciers covered around 30 percent of the Earth. Some areas like North America and parts of Europe were covered in grasslands. ...
Asked in Earth Sciences, Animal Life
What was going on during the Quaternary period in Colorado?
Mammoths were going extinct like a lot of other animals. Humans like us were appearing. Not hominids. ...
What was the environment in the Cenozoic era like?
during the tertiary period, there was mostly trees and plants. during the quaternary period, the earth's climate cooled, so there was more ice. ...
Asked in Geology, Ancient History, Clouds, Paleontology
What did the Earth look like during the Quaternary Period?
The Quaternary Period encompasses the last 2.6 million years. The continents have been in about the same positions during the period. Animal life has changed tremendously with many of the large mammals going extinct after the last ice age ended about ten thousand years ago. ...
Asked in Science, Geology, Paleontology, Ice Ages
What was the location of the Quaternary Period?
The Quaternary Period covers the span of time from over one and a half million years ago to the present day. Although this may seem like an extraordinary length of time, it is actually a very short period in the context of the age of Gaia. This period saw the current ice age, the rise of man, and the extinction of most of the mammalian megafauna ...
Asked in Dinosaurs
What would life be like if you lived in the quaternary period?
You're living in it right now! The Quaternery Period started 2,000,000 years ago and will end when humans become extinct. ...
Asked in Dinosaurs, Paleontology
What kind of plants lived in the quaternary period?
Plants that lived during the Quaternary period include heavy grasses that provided nutrition for animals like the woolly mammoth. With glaciers covering more than 30 percent of the Earth, mammoth steppes, or giant areas of grasslands were the primary plants at the time. ...