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When was the Pliocene?


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2004-12-06 20:15:15
2004-12-06 20:15:15

The Pliocene was from about 5 million to 1.8 million years ago. It is the last epoch of the Tertiary Period in the Cenozoic Era.


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The Pliocene Epoch started about 5.332 and ended about 2.588 million years ago.

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The Pliocene epoch ended by glaciers and the beginning of the ice age. This is what started the pliostocene era

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Pliocene animals were the animals that were present during the Pliocene Epoch. These animals included wooly mammoths, saber-toothed cats, Titanis birds, Titanotylopus camels, Agriotherium bears, turtles, crocodiles, snakes, and alligators.

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Before the Pleistocene came the Pliocene

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The earth during the Pliocene epoch would have looked very similar to how it is today - it was roughly around 6mya. Pangea on the other hand was over 200mya.

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