Carboniferous Giants and Coal
Lecture no. 23 from the course: A New History of Life
Taught by Professor Stuart Sutherland | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Most of the world’s coal deposits were laid down in the Carboniferous period, about 300 million years ago. Tour the global environment that created this unique formation and spawned many evolutionary innovations, including the amniotic egg. Also, discover why insects were much larger then than today.