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12 06, 2017

Where do camels come from?

By |2019-02-26T21:23:41-07:00June 12th, 2017|Central Asia, Economy|0 Comments

History of camels: A group of camels North American wild camels Wild camels first originated in North America. Before the last Ice Age, they spread from North America to East Asia. From East Asia, camels reached Central Asia and Iran and Arabia. What about horses? How about donkeys? Evolution of mammals Other camels moved [...]

31 05, 2017

What is an aurochs? Central Asian Environment

By |2019-02-06T08:28:00-07:00May 31st, 2017|Central Asia, Environment|0 Comments

Cave painting of a herd of aurochs (about 14000 BC) When did the aurochs evolve? Around fifty million years ago, after the dinosaurs died, large mammals started to evolve from smaller mammals that came earlier. Because grass had evolved only recently, about 100 million years ago, there weren't yet very many animals that ate grass, [...]

26 05, 2017

What are dinosaurs? Evolution and Biology

By |2019-05-08T08:46:44-07:00May 26th, 2017|Biology|0 Comments

A dinosaur skeleton: evolution of dinosaurs When did dinosaurs evolve? The first dinosaurs evolved out of earlier types of chordate reptiles about 230 million years ago, on the big land mass called Pangaea. Earlier chordates More about reptiles The Triassic period All our biology articles Cold-blooded or warm-blooded? Dinosaur eggs: evolution of [...]