Time frame
The Carboniferous Period ranged from 359.2 million years ago until 299 mllion years ago
Changes in Continent
Laurasia collided with Gondwana, closing the Tethys seaway between them
Changes in Plants
Vegetation thrived, coal forests became very known during the Carboniferous Period
Changes in Animals
Amphibians became widespread and diverse and reptiles appeared for the first time
Mass ExtinctionCauses and Impacts on life on Earth
The Carboniferous Period caused no mass extinctions. Life on earth thrived during this period and animals and plants adapted to the hot and coal filled air.

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