Explore the Evolutionary Timeline

Trace the origin of life back in time to the Earth's creation.

Origin of Species

Evolution Timeline
Evolution Timeline
Evolution Timeline
Evolution Timeline
Evolution Timeline
Evolution Timeline
Evolution Timeline
Evolution Timeline
Evolution Timeline
Evolution Timeline
Dinosaurs and mammals evolved around 230 million years ago. Sometime later, birds evolved from dinosaurs. The dinosaurs died out in the extinction at the end of the Cretaceous Period, around 65 million years ago. (Courtesy Denver Museum of Nature & Science)
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