Age of Dinosaurs

The first of the dinosaurs appeared around 231 million years ago, and they dominated earth for more than 135 million years. Homo Sapiens, on the other hand, evolved only around 200 thousand years ago. Here’s a chart to help put this into perspective (click to embiggen):


[Pic courtesy: Wikipedia]

Previous “Sense of Proportion” posts: IIIIIIIVVVI.


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