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Life During the Paleozoic

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Cambrian explosion

Cambrian explosion

Spectacular burst of new life that occurred at the start of the Paleozoic Era.
Paleozoic Era

Paleozoic Era

Age of old life from 544–245 million years ago; began with the Cambrian explosion and ended with the Permian extinction.
Pangaea

Pangaea

Supercontinent of all the major land masses; formed during the Permian Period.
Permian extinction

Permian extinction

Extinction at the end of the Paleozoic Period; the biggest mass extinction the world had ever seen.
trilobite

trilobite

Small ocean invertebrates which became abundant during the Cambrian Period; oldest known arthropod, which is now extinct and known only from numerous fossils.

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