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Evolutionary Debate Sheds Light On The Age Of Mammals
2012-08-28 13:48:56

65 million years ago, dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops disappeared, leaving Earth open to the rise of mammals. These strange creatures are only distantly related to the mammals alive today.


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dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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