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Map of world: Today

The world as it is today.

Ronald Blakey
© Ronald Blakey


Fast facts

  • Climate: polar ice, variable world-wide, average temperature increasing, carbon dioxide levels the highest they have been for 50 million years (about 360 parts per million)
  • Main dinosaurs: birds
  • Main plants: flowering plants most abundant; world-wide diversity including cycads, ferns and conifers
  • Other animals: mammals and birds dominate the landscape, with humans the dominant species

Additional information

BY Ron Blakey only for use in 2008 Dinosaurs exhibition and associated website.

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