The Day the Dinosaurs Died - Minute by Minute

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66 million years ago, maybe on a Tuesday afternoon, life was the same as it had been the day before or a thousand years before or pretty much a million years before. Things were good for our feathered dinosaur buddies. Until a tiny, tiny detail in the sky changed.

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  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

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    • .:Camper:.


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      The Chicxulub asteroid dino extinction is just a theory, it isn't confirmed. I personally don't think an asteroid did that to the dinos.

    • SlayneDaGreat


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      Angela C. Browning

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      Petty Aestheticcs

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  2. Ashil 66

    Ashil 66

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    RIP to all the dinosaurs who died for us

  3. DankyDoodly Dude

    DankyDoodly Dude

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    Kurzgesagt i like about posters but you guys have so much knowledge bout earth then why papers? please guys chose a recyclable alternative to paper like stone paper which can be erased even if it is written by pen. i would really like to see kurzgesagt helping earth then making money.



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    Creatures of Sonaria when the new natural disaster updates come:

  5. Jochen van Osch

    Jochen van Osch

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    This is hel

  6. General Klump

    General Klump

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    • General Klump

      General Klump

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      Green dino

  7. Xen


    10 שעות לפני

    Imagine all the fossils in the ocean we haven’t found

  8. Vejas Wind

    Vejas Wind

    10 שעות לפני

    Bro dont worry its just galactus heading to the fortnite island

  9. WolfButNo


    12 שעות לפני

    plot twist: the dinosaurs just invented the worst bomb known which destroyed any evidence of this actually smart species

  10. 8 koi

    8 koi

    17 שעות לפני

    Speciescide lmao

  11. diego de leon

    diego de leon

    17 שעות לפני

    how does this extinction event impact our world now? as in if the meteor didnt hit

    • Dante Fiore

      Dante Fiore

      10 שעות לפני

      Human's wouldn't exist

  12. Снуп Дог

    Снуп Дог

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    1:43 "it dipped into earth's shadow" - what??? How is it possible?

  13. Mostafa B

    Mostafa B

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    سبحان الله

  14. Aamamddmd F

    Aamamddmd F

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    @yigithan.kilinc a çeviriler için teşekkürler :)

  15. Stavr Ognev

    Stavr Ognev

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    It's your second video (out of ~hundred viewed) I dislike. Because you spend whole timing, banging on oversimplified "asteroid" factor, ignoring dozen of other. Including your own source about new form of plants, that slowly, but drastically changes the food chains: > Perhaps the most important of these events, at least for terrestrial life, was the first appearance of the flowering plants, also called the angiosperms or Anthophyta. First appearing in the Lower Cretaceous around 125 million years ago, the flowering plants first radiated in the middle Cretaceous, about 100 million years ago. Or other cyclic/stress factors, that actually made difference combined with asteroid. P.S. "Birds that are direct descendants of dinosaurs" - another over-simplified old theory. Modern studies look at dino-birds as concurrent spices (like Neanderthals vs Homo sapiens) for prehistoric modern-version-of-birds. And dino-birds looks like failed, because they was heavier, less adopted to hunt for small grass-eating mammals and flower-feeding insects.

  16. WolfWasTaken RBLX

    WolfWasTaken RBLX

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    how dou you pronounce your name

  17. hog


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    How is it possible that the quality of their work improved even more?!

  18. Greg Hansen

    Greg Hansen

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    Space is scary.

  19. UNE ODO


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    This video made me love Dinosaurs again!

  20. Miss Sniper

    Miss Sniper

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    Internet culture is so powerful, some of its slangs made it into a scientific video.

  21. Momentais


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    "Yeeted into space" is now a scientific term thanks to Kurzgesagt. Now I can say that to my science teacher

  22. joshclark756


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    i dont get was it 65 0r 66 million years ago

  23. NoahS_64


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    Bruh this made me feel bad for the dyno's :/

  24. iMunashe


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    Can someone please tell me how the dinosaurs were made extinct but every other animal wasn't.

    • Dante Fiore

      Dante Fiore

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      Small mammals and birds found places such as caves to hide and survive and being small didn't need a lot of food to survive the apocalypse meaning they lived once the ash was gone

  25. Helping Hand

    Helping Hand

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    And during this whole event Cockroaches were on picnic 😂

  26. Elijah.


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    3:07 jupiter once failed his job

  27. Tavros


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    Нет русских субтитров(

  28. armadillo17_aeo


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    black and white hole plushie shows up on screen *Ha, I own that*

  29. Ahmad Al Masarani

    Ahmad Al Masarani

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    kurzesagt earth marble

  30. L0stLauch


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  31. L_AEZZ0


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    Am I the only one that feels bad for the ( sometimes ) furry, innocent dinosaurs?

  32. Omar Lorenzana

    Omar Lorenzana

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    Moon watching this be like 🌚glad that didn’t hit me

  33. Tigerkei Art

    Tigerkei Art

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    Never thought I'd hear the word "yeeted" in a scientific video

  34. Yasmin Nasser

    Yasmin Nasser

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    Shouldn’t it burn the dinosaur bones to ashes though??

  35. Noodle DaJuice

    Noodle DaJuice

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    Didn't we just discover that it was volcanic eruptions that killed them?

  36. SeriousNorbo


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    Everybody gangsta till Kurzgesagt says *"Until it wasn't"*

  37. siksis


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    if earth had a personality, this would be when it went through its emo phase

  38. Reyaz A p

    Reyaz A p

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    No it carnt be 2:12 60 times sound is 3 times faster than sound ok light is 20 times faster than sound ok

    • Reyaz A p

      Reyaz A p

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      Light is 20 times speed of sound ok

  39. Chickenlyart


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    So basically everything changed when the asteroid attacked

  40. TheNerdofLife


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    Then, everything changed when the asteroid attacked

  41. Grand Boss

    Grand Boss

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    God wanted to create new species in order to create new he needs to destroy what he made first

  42. Diablokiller999


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    How are the working conditions of your products? Hope it's all fair trade and all people in the production chain make a good living.

  43. Darrell Shepherd

    Darrell Shepherd

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    Them dying nutshell: god was just sick of the lizards and just yeeted a rock at earth killing them

  44. Dacarwhizz


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    *tosses earth in hand* oops

  45. jcee


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    this is so sad :(

  46. fire


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    By the way your animation are amazing

  47. Flustic


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    im sad now but happy so dinosaurs would not eat me

  48. clark capie

    clark capie

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    Dude he makes the dinos look so cute and then they just die

  49. Zachary Greenwood

    Zachary Greenwood

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  50. Zachary Greenwood

    Zachary Greenwood

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    Debris teeter into space Lol

  51. Lou-Darcie Lewis

    Lou-Darcie Lewis

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    Mmmm hell I wonder what game thats from

  52. Lou-Darcie Lewis

    Lou-Darcie Lewis

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    Mars be like a fuek

  53. 3 ימים לפני

    You sound like a boomer but u meme!

  54. Intensely Curious

    Intensely Curious

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    Would loved to have seen that , providing I didn't die of course

  55. Sergio Marc

    Sergio Marc

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    Lavos is a space cancer!

  56. Sergio Marc

    Sergio Marc

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    damn! now i have to play Chrono Trigger again...

  57. Dijital Fabrika

    Dijital Fabrika

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    Türkçe çeviriyi yapan arkadasa tesekkurler.👍

  58. michael williams

    michael williams

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    The Verden green Dino paradise you describe may be a falsehood.

  59. Brendon Jones

    Brendon Jones

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    It's crazy that as dramatic as this is the Permian extinction event was far worse. We really are lucky Mammals survived both events.

  60. aola wili

    aola wili

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    Imagine vibing in the jungle then some rock turns your home into hell

  61. Mike Popiel

    Mike Popiel

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    i like how he said feathered good to know some people are smart

  62. Jim Thomas

    Jim Thomas

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    Nice little fairy tale.. they all died in Noah’s flood :)

    • Jim Thomas

      Jim Thomas

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      @MechanicPluto24 worth looking into I’d say.. just Google Noah’s flood proof, dinosaurs and Noah’s flood etc

    • Jim Thomas

      Jim Thomas

      3 ימים לפני

      @MechanicPluto24 and can also be relied upon and tested within the observable boundaries of science

    • Jim Thomas

      Jim Thomas

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      @MechanicPluto24 I happen to think so. I believe every word in the Bible is historically accurate and true.

    • MechanicPluto24


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      Bold of you to assume that Bibble shit is real

  63. 데이몬


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    Please Korean sub

  64. ƛԼЄҲƛƝƊƦƛ


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  65. Molnskuggan


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    This video in a nutshell: *But the worst was yet to come*

  66. robloxian ninja hero

    robloxian ninja hero

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    In this world it’s YEET or be YEETED

  67. Charlee Manaley

    Charlee Manaley

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    Is it truly a kurzgesagt video if you’re not crying by the end?

  68. Gabbyy


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    This made me so sad :(( poor Dino’s

  69. Ahmad zanbua

    Ahmad zanbua

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    this is better than teacher explanation

  70. jimmy Smith

    jimmy Smith

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    id like to watch this in cgi

  71. Tanishq Goyal

    Tanishq Goyal

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    this is our future, the metiorite is humans, debris is atom bomb

  72. WotNot46


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    This channel has brought so much knowledge to me, thank you for all of the hard work you put into these videos

  73. James Williams

    James Williams

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    The sound the pterodactyl makes at 4:30 sounds an awful lot like Turu the Terrible from an old Jonny Quest episode...

  74. janis janka

    janis janka

    4 ימים לפני

    fake bullshit

  75. Mad Alien Art

    Mad Alien Art

    4 ימים לפני

    why does this video hit me so hard!!

  76. Daria Turbaba

    Daria Turbaba

    4 ימים לפני

    it s cool

  77. Commander 0

    Commander 0

    4 ימים לפני

    I like how we're still going to die but in millions of years to come by the sun just expanding

  78. Glen Joseph

    Glen Joseph

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    So an Mount Everest asteroid made the western ghats?

  79. Matt Valenzuela

    Matt Valenzuela

    4 ימים לפני

    I love everything you do! It would be nice if the merchandising would come in spanish too to give it as a present for my relatives that doesn't speak english. :)

  80. yimji


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    I like how there's just a frog chilling in that pond as the world got covered in lava

  81. popkorn


    4 ימים לפני

    Even the T-Rex looks cute with your animation :)

  82. niddg viiut

    niddg viiut

    4 ימים לפני

    "It's not clear how long the human era will last..." Well that's reassuring isn't it?

  83. A P

    A P

    4 ימים לפני

    Waiting for another asteroid to hit soon :-)

  84. James Keneth Betonio

    James Keneth Betonio

    4 ימים לפני

    I've learned alot of new discoveries and new knowledge thanks to you Kurzgesagt How pleasing to watch and to hear your contents are most specifically and especially that it covered the age and history of the Dinosaurs :)

  85. E-PANDUH


    4 ימים לפני

    Phenomenal video. One of your best narrated and displayed ones, yet. It gave me as much joy to watch it as "the story of the egg." Thanks for making these informative videos, and I hope you continue for many more years to come!

  86. Delilah Bell

    Delilah Bell

    4 ימים לפני

    narrator: The ocean is pushed back for hundreds of kilometers, like when a kid jumps into a puddle. 5 year old me: OOOooooh, (Runs outside to test}

  87. Aradhana Chaturvedi

    Aradhana Chaturvedi

    4 ימים לפני

    5:25 yep, pieces of earth got 'yeeted' into space that asteroid be like- 'yeet the Earth!' lol

  88. Martin Devlin

    Martin Devlin

    4 ימים לפני

    It’s not titanitors it’s Titanosaurs 😁

  89. Henry Aung

    Henry Aung

    4 ימים לפני

    8:15 That hit.

  90. Christina Harris

    Christina Harris

    4 ימים לפני

    What if dinosaurs was demons including all the critters from back then and god destroyed them so we can inhabit it & yeah you get the rest plus how come we’ve never seen this rock or discovered it if it was so big as they say

    • Dante Fiore

      Dante Fiore

      10 שעות לפני

      Because it blew up when it hit the Earth, there is a massive crater in the gulf of Mexico fora reason

  91. Thunder Cloud

    Thunder Cloud

    4 ימים לפני

    How do you know this happened

  92. Dobby


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    Asdroids are the only thing is survival that can break bedrock

  93. Greg Scoggin

    Greg Scoggin

    5 ימים לפני

    Well, this sure was a dose of existential anxiety. Our own continuity could end in an instant, whenever the path of sufficiently large asteroid happens to intersect with ours. Every now and then, an asteroids skirts by us that we didn't see coming. And even if we do see a dangerous asteroid coming, we lack the technology to reliably deflect one from a collision course. Given the near certainty of an eventual impact, I wonder if any future historians will lament that we might have been able to develop the requisite technology to deflect an impact with just a few years' worth of the money we humans spend on sports teams, militaries, pornography, or whatever. But then again, it's amazing that so many species did make it through, some of them very little changed up to the present. Life finds a way.

  94. Jimi Hague

    Jimi Hague

    5 ימים לפני

    Feel kinda bad for the dinosaurs

  95. livlonge


    5 ימים לפני

    bro said yeet thats it im subscribing

  96. Godzilla Fan555

    Godzilla Fan555

    5 ימים לפני

    There is 2 good things that if dinosaurs still lived till today:We get to hear how they really sound like and see if they had feathers. Bad:Animals that live today will be dying out pretty quick and we will have a small chance to survive your whole life.But we need a military to kill them all but the Pterosaurs will attack from above and the Queztal will just scoop things up and swallow their food.We can't really be outside of our houses or even Bunkers so we can survive but when we kill all dinosaurs some of the animals will Be extinct like elephants or Giraffe (Because they are big and yes Dinosaurs will also kill Each other)And we will have a much better life.That is my guess if the Dinosaurs were still alive then we killed them all.

  97. Youtube boys

    Youtube boys

    5 ימים לפני

    in my country normally 30 degrees c

  98. LofieJm


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    everytime i see and read about the extinction of dinosaurs i feel so depressed and sad, they had no idea what was going on. poor babies

  99. ChaosQube


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    Anyone else think of Don McLean's American Pie but with dinosaurs as a theme? "The day, the dinosaurs died🎵"

  100. Johan Latin

    Johan Latin

    5 ימים לפני

    The fluency of this video was the best, I think that I was watching a really good movie. thank you so much for your job of teach us. :)