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Describe the Holocene.
Transition to agriculture; emegence of states
Describe the Pleistocene.
Climatic fluctuations and glaciation
Describe the Pliocene.
Describe the Miocene.
Cooler and drier grasslands spread.
Describe the Oligocene.
Separation of catarrhines from platrrhines; cooler an dryer in north
Describe the Eocene
Warm tropical climates; prosimian like primates
Describe the Paleocene
First major mammal radiation
List the order of the epochs in the Cenozoic Era (from most recent to earliest)
Holocene, Pleistocene, Pliocene, Miocene, Oligocene, Eocene, Pleocene