Eons

From the dawn of life in the Archaean Eon through the Mesozoic Era — the so-called “Age of

Episodes

  • The Rise and Fall of the Tallest Mammal to Walk the Earth

    It arose from rhino ancestors, but Paraceratherium took a different evolutionary path.
  • Why Do Things Keep Evolving Into Crabs?

    What is it about the crab’s form that makes it so evolutionarily successful?
  • How Ankylosaurs Got Their Clubs

    We’ve only started to get to the bottom of how clubs worked and how it developed.
  • How Plants Became Carnivores

    How and why does botanical carnivory keep evolving?
  • The First and Last North American Primates

    Our primate family tree actually originated here!
  • When Rodents Had Horns

    The horns probably had a purpose - one that rodents would likely benefit from today.
  • How Plankton Created A Bizarre Giant of the Seas

    Aegirocassis may have been the biggest animal in the Early Ordovician.
  • The Oddest Couple in the Fossil Record

    How did Thrinaxodon and Broomistega become entombed together?

About Eons

Join hosts Hank Green, Kallie Moore, and Blake de Pastino as they take you on a journey through the history of life on Earth. From the dawn of life in the Archaean Eon through the Mesozoic Era — the so-called “Age of Dinosaurs” -- right up to the end of the most recent Ice Age.

Extras