Antarctica, from greenery, land mammals, to ice


This 3 October 2019 video says about itself:

When Antarctica Was Green

Before the start of the Eocene Epoch about 56 million years ago–Antarctica was still joined to both Australia and South America. And it turns out that a lot of what we recognize about the southern hemisphere can be traced back to that time when Antarctica was green.

Thanks to Ceri Thomas for the Notiolofos and Antarctodon illustrations! Check out more of Ceri’s paleoart here.

And thanks to Julio Lacerda and Studio 252mya for the Antarctodolops illustrations. You can find more of their work here.

1 thought on “Antarctica, from greenery, land mammals, to ice

  1. Pingback: Antarctica, beauty and climate change | Dear Kitty. Some blog

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