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What is the permian famous for?

(Assuming you mean the Permian Period) Probably the Permian Disaster, in which the Earth was almost sterilized by a runaway greenhouse effect. 90-95% of all life perished, a far greater catasrophe than the one that killed off the dinosaurs, sea… Full Answer

Are snakes related to dinosaurs?

Only distantly, though both are technically reptiles. Dinosaurs are actually more closely related to birds than they are to snakes. The last common ancestor of snakes and dinosaurs lived in the Permian period, more than 250 million years ago. Full Answer

What was the Permian-Triassic period?

There is no Permian-Triassic period. The Permian and Triassic were two-separate geolgic period. The Permian-Triassic extinction event marks the end of the Permian period and the beginning of the Triassic period. This event was the most devastating mass extinction in… Full Answer

How are dinosaurs related to lizards?

Dinosaurs and lizards both belong to a branch of reptiles called diapsids, which emerged in th early Permian period. In the early Triassic period the diapsids split into two main groups: archosaurs and lepidosaurs. The archosaurs were the ancestors of… Full Answer