The Cenozoic is the age of "New Life" - the age of the mammals. It began at the end of the Cretaceous with the great Cretaceous/Tertiary mass extinction, and continues until the present day. This category is for any website dealing with the study Cenozoic life as preserved in the fossil record.
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Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh / Naracoorte) - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
UNESCO World Heritage Centre's webpage on two of Australia's few Cenozoic fossil assemblages and their information on the evolution of Australia's climate and mammals and the relations that humans have had with Australia's prehistoric fauna.
The Cenozoic Era
An overview of the era from the UC Berkeley Museum of Paleontology.
A Collection of Eocene and Oligocene Fossils
Provides photographs of a number of fossils from various locations in the UK.
European Caenozoic Contact Group
International contact group which tries to link professional paleontologists with advanced amateurs to further mutual contact and cooperation.
Natural History Museum | Exhibits | Prehistoric Mammals of the Cenozoic
A slightly out-dated museum exhibit on the various groups of mammals that evolved during the present day Cenozoic era.
New genus and species of galliforme bird from the Oligocene of Poland.
Article on a new discovered bird species from the late Paleogene of Poland, and how it extends the known diversity of avians recovered from Eastern Europe's Paleogene basin. [PDF]
Palaeos Cenozoic: The Cenozoic
Introduction to the geology and paleontology of the Cenozoic.
Paleocene mammals of the world
Site about the fossil mammals known from the Paleocene epoch. Contains an introduction to Paleocene mammals and a list of genera and species with their classification and taxonomy.
Patterns in Palaeontology: The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
An online article on the paleontology of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum. A brief, intense period of global warming that occurred about 56 million years ago, at the boundary of the Paleocene and Eocene epochs.
An image gallery of megafauna on display at the Russian Paleontological Institute.
A short background.
Exhibit of mammals from the Tertiary at the Paleontological Institute in Moscow.
Paleogeography of the American Southwest during the Paleogene and Neogene periods.
The Tertiary Research Group
London-based specialist geological society with an interest in the Tertiary period worldwide. Provides information on events, membership and the journals "Tertiary Research" and "Cainozoic Research".
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