Paleogene

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<center><big><big><big>The Paleogene</big></big></big></center>
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<center><big>The Paleogene Period of the Cenozoic Era: from 65.5 to 23.0 million years ago</big></center>
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The Paleogene is the first and much the longest [[period]] of the [[Cenozoic]] [[era]]. It sees a great radiation of [[theria]]n [[Mammalia|mammals]], who take over the niches vacated by the non-avian dinosaurs and the marine reptiles of the Mesozoic. It includes the [[Paleocene]], [[Eocene]], and [[Olgiocene]] [[epoch]]es.
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The Paleogene is the first and much the longest [[period]] of the [[Cenozoic]] [[era]]. It sees a great radiation of [[theria]]n [[Mammalia|mammals]], who take over the niches vacated by the non-avian dinosaurs and the marine reptiles of the Mesozoic. It includes the [[Paleocene]], [[Eocene]], and [[Oligocene]] [[epoch]]s. During the Paleogene period minor contiental drift occured and the contients assumed their present form.
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