Egg to Placenta—Early Mammal Evolution
Lecture no. 16 from the course: Major Transitions in Evolution
Taught by Professor Anthony Martin and 1 others | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Discover how mammals evolved from reptiles around 230 million years ago and later underwent an evolutionary leap from egg-laying to giving live birth. Surviving the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period 65 million years ago, they took off in an astounding burst of adaptive radiation.