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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    7 dagar sedan

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  • .:Camper:.


    28 dagar sedan

    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


    28 dagar sedan

    You should make a video about declining sperm count and what it means for humanity. :)

  • Angela C. Browning

    Angela C. Browning

    28 dagar sedan

    Loved the vid.

  • Petty Aestheticcs

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  • Noodle DaJuice
    Noodle DaJuice2 timmar sedan

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

  • SeriousNorbo
    SeriousNorbo4 timmar sedan

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

  • siksis
    siksis4 timmar sedan

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

  • Reyaz A p
    Reyaz A p4 timmar sedan

    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

    4 timmar sedan

    Light is 20 times speed of sound ok

  • Chickenlyart
    Chickenlyart5 timmar sedan

    So basically everything changed when the asteroid attacked

  • TheNerdofLife
    TheNerdofLife6 timmar sedan

    Then, everything changed when the asteroid attacked

  • Grand Boss
    Grand Boss6 timmar sedan

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

  • Diablokiller999
    Diablokiller99911 timmar sedan

    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.

  • Darrell Shepherd
    Darrell Shepherd12 timmar sedan

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

  • Dacarwhizz
    Dacarwhizz15 timmar sedan

    *tosses earth in hand* oops

  • jcee
    jcee15 timmar sedan

    this is so sad :(

  • fire
    fire15 timmar sedan

    By the way your animation are amazing

  • Flustic
    Flustic19 timmar sedan

    im sad now but happy so dinosaurs would not eat me

  • clark capie
    clark capie21 timme sedan

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

  • Zachary Greenwood
    Zachary Greenwood22 timmar sedan


  • Zachary Greenwood
    Zachary Greenwood22 timmar sedan

    Debris teeter into space Lol

  • Lou-Darcie Lewis
    Lou-Darcie Lewis22 timmar sedan

    Mmmm hell I wonder what game thats from

  • Lou-Darcie Lewis
    Lou-Darcie Lewis22 timmar sedan

    Mars be like a fuek

  • Shadow Cat Animation
    Shadow Cat Animation22 timmar sedan

    You sound like a boomer but u meme!

  • Intensely Curious
    Intensely Curious23 timmar sedan

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

  • Sergio Marc
    Sergio Marc23 timmar sedan

    Lavos is a space cancer!

  • Sergio Marc
    Sergio Marc23 timmar sedan

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

  • Dijital Fabrika
    Dijital FabrikaDag sedan

    Türkçe çeviriyi yapan arkadasa tesekkurler.👍

  • michael williams
    michael williamsDag sedan

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

  • Brendon Jones
    Brendon JonesDag sedan

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

  • aola wili
    aola wiliDag sedan

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

  • Mike Popiel
    Mike PopielDag sedan

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

  • Jim Thomas
    Jim ThomasDag sedan

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

  • Jim Thomas

    Jim Thomas

    21 timme sedan

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

  • Jim Thomas

    Jim Thomas

    21 timme sedan

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

  • Jim Thomas

    Jim Thomas

    21 timme sedan

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

  • MechanicPluto24


    23 timmar sedan

    Bold of you to assume that Bibble shit is real

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    Please Korean sub

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  • Molnskuggan
    MolnskugganDag sedan

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

  • robloxian ninja hero
    robloxian ninja heroDag sedan

    In this world it’s YEET or be YEETED

  • Charlee Manaley
    Charlee ManaleyDag sedan

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

  • Gabbyy
    GabbyyDag sedan

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

  • Ahmad zanbua
    Ahmad zanbuaDag sedan

    this is better than teacher explanation

  • jimmy Smith
    jimmy SmithDag sedan

    id like to watch this in cgi

  • Tanishq Goyal
    Tanishq GoyalDag sedan

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

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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

  • James Williams
    James WilliamsDag sedan

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

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    fake bullshit

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  • Daria Turbaba
    Daria Turbaba2 dagar sedan

    it s cool

  • Commander 0
    Commander 02 dagar sedan

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

  • Glen Joseph
    Glen Joseph2 dagar sedan

    So an Mount Everest asteroid made the western ghats?

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    yimji2 dagar sedan

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

  • popkorn
    popkorn2 dagar sedan

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

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    niddg viiut2 dagar sedan

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

  • A P
    A P2 dagar sedan

    Waiting for another asteroid to hit soon :-)

  • James Keneth Betonio
    James Keneth Betonio2 dagar sedan

    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 :)

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    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!

  • Delilah Bell
    Delilah Bell2 dagar sedan

    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}

  • Aradhana Chaturvedi
    Aradhana Chaturvedi2 dagar sedan

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

  • Martin Devlin
    Martin Devlin2 dagar sedan

    It’s not titanitors it’s Titanosaurs 😁

  • Henry Aung
    Henry Aung2 dagar sedan

    8:15 That hit.

  • Christina Harris
    Christina Harris2 dagar sedan

    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

  • Thunder Cloud
    Thunder Cloud2 dagar sedan

    How do you know this happened

  • Dobby
    Dobby2 dagar sedan

    Asdroids are the only thing is survival that can break bedrock

  • Greg Scoggin
    Greg Scoggin2 dagar sedan

    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.

  • Jimi Hague
    Jimi Hague2 dagar sedan

    Feel kinda bad for the dinosaurs

  • livlonge
    livlonge2 dagar sedan

    bro said yeet thats it im subscribing

  • Godzilla Fan555
    Godzilla Fan5552 dagar sedan

    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.

  • Youtube boys
    Youtube boys2 dagar sedan

    in my country normally 30 degrees c

  • LofieJm
    LofieJm3 dagar sedan

    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

  • ChaosQube
    ChaosQube3 dagar sedan

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

  • Johan Latin
    Johan Latin3 dagar sedan

    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. :)

  • Guru Puduru
    Guru Puduru3 dagar sedan

    Nah it was the cavemen

  • Kes Sharann
    Kes Sharann3 dagar sedan

    The most impressive human feat: wiping ourselves out. We made asteroid impacts obsolete. Anthropogenic global damage is our undoing. "If we're lucky" is an empty statement.

  • Blxr_
    Blxr_3 dagar sedan

    2:17 "Let's stop time" Ah yes, Kurzgesagt and their stand, the world.

  • Magnytyze
    Magnytyze3 dagar sedan

    6:37 This is the limited edition Doom map.

  • José Skywalker
    José Skywalker3 dagar sedan

    how HOW did anything survive this?

  • Anand Vaidya
    Anand Vaidya3 dagar sedan

    Waiting for another astroid to hit the planet ever since.

  • Lunarian Moonstone
    Lunarian Moonstone3 dagar sedan

    Why no german language

  • duck 33

    duck 33

    3 dagar sedan

    His other channel is german

  • Multiverse133
    Multiverse1333 dagar sedan

    That got deep ..... But its true...... Hope humans can change for the survival for our biolagical life.

  • Huy Hà Quang
    Huy Hà Quang3 dagar sedan

    As a graphic designer, i love your video's color

    ABEL SHOEDON3 dagar sedan

    The lively australia fourthly greet because team thermodynamically melt a a busy pizza. didactic, pointless cut

    HARD ASS MUSIC3 dagar sedan

    So dinosaurs only lived in New Mexico?

  • duck 33

    duck 33

    3 dagar sedan

    What made you think that?

  • Mr. T

    Mr. T

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  • TheKrustyKoopa
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  • JoJo
    JoJo3 dagar sedan

    8 b 2021

  • AntiSocial-1548
    AntiSocial-15483 dagar sedan

    The temperature of the air becomes super hot and a rain of fragments, now that's hell for the dinosaurs.

  • Gabe
    Gabe3 dagar sedan

    5:26 *Y E E T*

  • Eddie Wheeler
    Eddie Wheeler3 dagar sedan

    All theory. No facts.

  • duck 33

    duck 33

    3 dagar sedan

    There are facts

  • Skid & Pump
    Skid & Pump3 dagar sedan

    i wasnt looking at the thumbnail properly and i thought it said dino ascended

  • Platerpus7
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    Nobody ever talks about the ones who escaped into caves

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  • XHunt Gaming
    XHunt Gaming4 dagar sedan

    The dinosaurs probably had a last wish while they saw a flying star: death.

  • James T. Kirk
    James T. Kirk4 dagar sedan

    Great Video!

  • General Kenobi
    General Kenobi4 dagar sedan

    idk why but dinosaurs animated in the kurzgesagt style look weird

  • General Kenobi

    General Kenobi

    3 dagar sedan

    @duck 33 I know that. I meant that the dinosaurs look weird in the kurzgesagt style.

  • duck 33

    duck 33

    3 dagar sedan

    There is a theory that dinosaurs had feathers

  • K&J  Adventures
    K&J Adventures 4 dagar sedan

    Do you really like edmontasaurus

  • 2050Doggo  ・ Administrator
    2050Doggo ・ Administrator4 dagar sedan

    Ugh, I'm so stupid. What's a black hole in your own opinion?

  • Conthegamer
    Conthegamer4 dagar sedan

    Yeeted lol

  • DarkThomy
    DarkThomy4 dagar sedan

    ..hyper hurricane on Neptune?? Wait, what? We need a video on that !

  • YEN
    YEN4 dagar sedan

    What amazes me the most is even after all that which seems to impossible to survive, life thrives. So no matter what we do to the Earth, it's going to survive in the long run but if we mess it up too badly, we will be the first to go.

  • 2050Doggo  ・ Administrator

    2050Doggo ・ Administrator

    4 dagar sedan

    Ugh, I'm so stupid. What's a black hole in your own opinion?

  • sogood 2bhappy
    sogood 2bhappy4 dagar sedan

    Im so glad you expanded 😭

  • Thanh Thuy
    Thanh Thuy4 dagar sedan

    The Asteroid : push bedrock Minecraft Player : imposible

  • Tbone Funderchip
    Tbone Funderchip4 dagar sedan

    Did i just hear him say yeeted into space

  • Scott Collins
    Scott Collins4 dagar sedan

    Best channel on youtube.

  • Green Apple
    Green Apple4 dagar sedan

    I want to write a story based on this, showing it from a random surviving animal's persective.

  • mileventbh
    mileventbh4 dagar sedan

    Why was this so sad

  • MechanicPluto24


    23 timmar sedan

    You just witnessed the complete obliteration of billions of innocent creatures via vaporization, immolation, and starvation. Idk, you tell me.