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Jurassic

of, denoting, or formed in the second period of the Mesozoic era, between the Triassic and Cretaceous periods, lasting for 55 million years during which dinosaurs and ammonites flourished

Jurassic

[jə′ras·ik]
(geology)
Also known as Jura.
The second period of the Mesozoic era of geologic time.
The corresponding system of rocks.
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The game will also bring in new battle environments like Pitstop 109, Mad Gear Hideout, Cosmic Elevator, Blast Furnace, Half Pipe and Jurassic Era Research Facility.
Kuwait's complex Jurassic Era oil and gas fields have necessitated reliance on oil majors like Shell and BP to explore new reservoirs in the desert and in the Partition Zone with Saudi Arabia.
Megaconus, which was about the size of a large ground squirrel, lived in the Jurassic era 165 million years ago.
It lived during the middle to late Jurassic era in China's Liaoning province where many early birds and feathered dinosaurs roamed.
ROCK OF AGES: Two fossils, above and below, from the Jurassic era, which were found at Marske Quarry in Errington Woods Pictures by MICHELLE MADDISON
He had been working in the media since the Jurassic era, when tweeting was still something birds did to communicate, and the net was a handy tool for tadpole hunters.
It was officially identified as a Caturus Heterus, and dated back to the Jurassic era which was between about 145 and 200 million years ago, by London's Natural History Museum fossil fish expert Alison Longbottom.
If paleontologists would like to take a rootle through the average modern woman's make-up bag they'd find crusty eyeliner, gungy lipstick and dried-up mascara, all apparently from the Jurassic era.
Here in the Jurassic era are some of the most massive marine reptiles that have ever lived," he said, obviously forgetting bloated Michael Winner on his annual Christmas holidays in the West Indies.
The 20-inch long fossil prints, from the Jurassic era, are thought to be the biggest ever discovered in Scotland.
It occurred just before the start of the Jurassic era, during which dinosaurs grew larger and far more numerous.