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(Table of geologic time)
(Table of geologic time)
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| style="{{Color-Miocene}}" | [[Miocene]]
| style="{{Color-Miocene}}" | [[Miocene]]
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| style="background-color:white" | Moderate climate; [[Orogeny]] in [[northern hemisphere]]. Modern [[mammal]] and [[bird]] families became recognizable. [[Equidae|Horses]] and [[mastodon]]s diverse. [[Grass]]es become ubiquitous. First [[ape]]s appear. <!-- for reference see the article: "Sahelanthropus tchadensis" -->
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| style="background-color:white" | Moderate climate; [[Orogeny]] in [[northern hemisphere]]. Modern [[mammal]] and [[bird]] families became recognizable. [[Equidae|Horses]] and [[mastodon]]s diverse. [[Grass]]es become ubiquitous. First [[ape]]s appear. The common ancestor of Humans and Chimpanzees lived during this period.<!-- for reference see the article: "Sahelanthropus tchadensis" -->
| style="{{Color-Miocene}}" | 23.03 ± 0.05 <sup>*</sup>
| style="{{Color-Miocene}}" | 23.03 ± 0.05 <sup>*</sup>
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