Cycads, conifers, and ginkgoes dominated the forests. Ferns and horsetails provided a dense ground cover.
Dinosaur life This was the age of the giant dinosaurs. Herds of sauropods marched across plains feeding on treetops. Fierce carnosaurs, such as Allosaurus, preyed on herbivores like Stegosaurus. Not all the dinosaurs were giants -tiny Compsognathus also lived in this period.
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