"This is the Jurassic Period, a time when life on Earth was at its most spectacular."
The Jurassic is a period in Earth's history. It is the second period of the Mesozoic and extends from 208 to 145 Million Years Ago, and this was the time dinosaurs flourished. Jurassic is sometimes referred to "golden age of dinosaurs".
A time when all of life on Earth was arguably at its most remarkable, the creatures of the Jurassic bathed in a temperate and lush environment. There weren't any ice caps at the North or South Pole. Flowers and broad-leaved trees had not yet evolved. On the terrain and in the skies, the world was occupied by reptiles and the most common reptiles, by far, were the dinosaurs. But they were not the only giants; magnificent pterosaurs dominated the air and below them, enormous marine reptiles dwelled in the vast depths of the oceans.
And the giant continent of Pangaea that once stretched from pole to pole was now breaking up. Here, it was much moister than the earlier Triassic period and where there were once deserts; there were now vast forests of conifer trees. It had already been over 70 million years since dinosaurs first existed on the Earth. And in this greener world, they had evolved into a myriad of different forms. This was a world dominated by giants.
The list of animals during the Jurassic: