Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Fun Facts To Know and Share

     Photo from Smithsonian

According to New Scientist, trees evolved 385 million years ago, flowering plants 130 million years ago, and grasses 70 million years ago.  For contrast, the coelacanth has been around for 425 million years, crocodiles for 220 million years and the last common ancestor of apes and humans 6 lived million years ago.