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
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    1. DaeAlex_
      12 napja

      i genuinely want everything off your shop i love it all!!

    2. .:Camper:.

      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.

    3. SlayneDaGreat

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

    4. Angela C. Browning
      Angela C. Browning

      Loved the vid.

    5. Petty Aestheticcs
      Petty Aestheticcs


  2. T L2
    T L2
    38 perccel

    omg seeing the cute dinosaurs die has me shook

  3. QTvegan0Ju


  4. Soepstengel

    Well, Einstein making the atom weapon is a fact

  5. Bronze-Hawk
    5 órája

    Man, this sucks. Not the video, the asteroid.

  6. IQ
    5 órája

    Most entertaining scientific channel on HUfrom ❤

  7. TheJester
    5 órája

    Everyone: "yeeted to space" Captions: "heated"

  8. Toby George
    Toby George
    6 órája

    The boring lyocell kelly fancy because trout provisionally test but a inconclusive billboard. sick, sturdy sun

  9. Hecc Da Necc
    Hecc Da Necc
    7 órája

    My profile pic is the reaction of dinosaurs to the big rock in the sky.

  10. Abdullah Aslan 5 Gantofta skola
    Abdullah Aslan 5 Gantofta skola
    8 órája


  11. Sholin Wright
    Sholin Wright
    12 órája

    Generic fluffy garbage. Certainly your production skills can be used for a more rigorous presentation.

  12. Marianne rhxguyen
    Marianne rhxguyen
    14 órája

    The weary bowl ultrastructurally spray because camp extracellularly stain as a brown bowling. aware, standing collision

  13. Noel Lopez
    Noel Lopez
    14 órája

    Growing up i always heard that Dinosaurs died 65 million years ago. Now I’m hearing its 66 million years from other sources. When did that happen? And how do we know?

    1. Stevetimes
      5 órája

      It's been one million years since you were born. :)

  14. Mòōón🌙
    17 órája

    'nobody would sleep through this day' the dinosaur at 5:07 :

  15. Noel Jr dela Cuesta
    Noel Jr dela Cuesta
    18 órája

    The "yeet" is at around 5:26

  16. Arunava Bal
    Arunava Bal
    19 órája

    1:37 the birds in dino costumes are excellent and super cute at the same time!❤💙

    20 órája

    Dino roid

  18. Arunava Bal
    Arunava Bal
    20 órája

    The Kurzgesgat animations are just love!!❤💙💚💛

  19. William Benner
    William Benner
    22 órája

    I just thought dinosaurs went to hide 500k feet below underwater

  20. Liliāna Fricfelde
    Liliāna Fricfelde

    am i the only one who cried??

  21. Marvin baloyi
    Marvin baloyi

    Apps when you factory reset.

  22. M1lesDoesStuff

    We gotta give a thumbs up for the cameraman

  23. Gary

    The end was so emotional :-/

  24. David Singleton
    David Singleton

    Why didn’t we call it dino killing asteroid ?

  25. gustavo godoy
    gustavo godoy

    "Earth was a pleasant place for millions of years" *"until it wasn't"*

  26. chilidemon

    Wat if they didnt die would we not exist or would they have evolved or something

  27. Cole Adams
    Cole Adams

    5:24 yeet

  28. Saruto Uzamaki
    Saruto Uzamaki

    So you're telling me there were no humans when this went down

    1. Aorta Vin
      Aorta Vin
      18 órája

      Luckily not. We'd all likely have died lol

  29. Anush Antony
    Anush Antony

    Still doesnt explain why all bad things including Alien attacks happen in the americas. - what if we mammals are the aliens that came with the asteroid :D

  30. Paul Gibbon
    Paul Gibbon

    The interesting thing is how tremendously unlikely the collision was. If the asteroid starts wandering a little bit sooner or later, it drops into the Sun or comes to orbit Earth as a second Phobos-sized moon. If it had hit in a slightly different place (like other asteroids have over time), the immediate area is still disintegrated, and things are unpleasant for the rest of the world for a bit, but it's nowhere near an existential disaster. Something else worth noting is that just because a species survived the disaster doesn't mean that MANY of them survived. Species whose descendants now cover the world and number in the billions might owe their existence to a few dozen lucky survivors huddling in a cave, valley or the bottom of a lake. There's no particular reason why small mammals survived but small non-bird dinosaurs in the same niches and environments didn't, other than "luck".

    1. Aorta Vin
      Aorta Vin
      18 órája

      We're both super lucky to exist, and super unlucky that this happened at all lol

  31. Deodath Mansook
    Deodath Mansook

    bruh i thought dinos died cuz of people

  32. Yzzy World
    Yzzy World

    Till this day..... i still dont know how to pronounce the channel's name been watching since 2017 lol, decided to come back

  33. Bunsen Honeydew
    Bunsen Honeydew

    Rarely anything good comes on a Tuesday afternoon.

  34. Suhas Addepalli
    Suhas Addepalli

    i have an idea for a video: what if all black holes suddenly turned into white holes and ejected all material they previously contained

    1. Aorta Vin
      Aorta Vin
      18 órája

      I'd love to see that.

  35. SongWriterSaturdays

    Am I the only one who can't get use to the idea of dinosaurs having feathers?

    1. Stevetimes
      4 órája

      No. I've been taught all my life that dinosaurs have scales, and apparently that's not right anymore.

  36. Pusheen the Cat
    Pusheen the Cat

    Earth: Has beautiful life and ecosystems Chicxulub: *I'm about to ruin this man's whole career.*

  37. CoolDude

    Bruh 4:20 that branchisaurous is trying to hold on for dear life

  38. Max Kwon
    Max Kwon

    The fluffy holiday tellingly wonder because tree simplistically kneel atop a handsomely price. acceptable, colossal ice

  39. Nico Jürß
    Nico Jürß
    2 napja

    My favorite Video from Kurzgesagt 👍

  40. dr fox
    dr fox
    2 napja

    The astriod: today ya'll ganna die

  41. Gabriel Hospedales
    Gabriel Hospedales
    2 napja

    This birthed Titanoboa... Video?

  42. Dairy Dose
    Dairy Dose
    2 napja

    And here we are destroying again the planet with our on hands, yeeted once more.

  43. Kamil NadwornyJeb4ka
    Kamil NadwornyJeb4ka
    2 napja

    what a bullshit... flying passager planes reatch 14-16km NOT 10.

  44. Tom Joe
    Tom Joe
    2 napja

    anyone else not be able to get through whole vid? awful to think about

  45. Dattebayo
    2 napja

    "let's stop time" Za Warudo

  46. Ace Montana
    Ace Montana
    2 napja

    Fucking love these types of Destruction videos you should do Nuclear war !

  47. Edgars Hartmanis
    Edgars Hartmanis
    2 napja

    That is so sad danesor's died :(

  48. Arthur Gamla Schaskos
    Arthur Gamla Schaskos
    2 napja

    "yeeted into space" sometimes, i think the script writers are just a bunch of german shitposters

  49. Arumay Salodia
    Arumay Salodia
    2 napja

    Insane!!! I like your videos

  50. Adrianne Marcos
    Adrianne Marcos
    2 napja

    I think this is before God remade earth or something I dunno.

    1. Adrianne Marcos
      Adrianne Marcos
      2 napja

      4:19 The dinosaur is gonna fall! OH, well that's gonna leave a mark

  51. Callum Conner
    Callum Conner
    2 napja

    As soon as I heard him say 'yeeted', I came straight down to the comments. I wasn't disappointed.

  52. Peter Knusprig
    Peter Knusprig
    2 napja

    Must have been a Monday!

  53. Leigh Ngo
    Leigh Ngo
    2 napja

    Ah yes, Titanotaurs (that actually sounds like an epic fantasy monster).

  54. Redent
    2 napja

    I like the Map of evolution

  55. Ashil 66
    Ashil 66
    3 napja

    RIP to all the dinosaurs who died for us

  56. DankyDoodly Dude
    DankyDoodly Dude
    3 napja

    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.

    3 napja

    Creatures of Sonaria when the new natural disaster updates come:

  58. Jochen van Osch
    Jochen van Osch
    3 napja

    This is hel

  59. General Klump
    General Klump
    3 napja


    1. Aorta Vin
      Aorta Vin
      18 órája

      @General Klump it go rawr

    2. General Klump
      General Klump
      3 napja

      Green dino

  60. Xen
    3 napja

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

  61. Vejas Wind
    Vejas Wind
    3 napja

    Bro dont worry its just galactus heading to the fortnite island

  62. WolfButNo
    3 napja

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

  63. 8 koi
    8 koi
    3 napja

    Speciescide lmao

  64. diego de leon
    diego de leon
    3 napja

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

    1. Dante Fiore
      Dante Fiore
      3 napja

      Human's wouldn't exist

  65. Снуп Дог
    Снуп Дог
    3 napja

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

    1. Xertina
      3 napja

      It just touched a area of shadow I can do that

  66. Mostafa B
    Mostafa B
    4 napja

    سبحان الله

  67. Aamamddmd F
    Aamamddmd F
    4 napja

    @yigithan.kilinc a çeviriler için teşekkürler :)

  68. Stavr Ognev
    Stavr Ognev
    4 napja

    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.

  69. WolfWasTaken RBLX
    WolfWasTaken RBLX
    4 napja

    how dou you pronounce your name

  70. hog
    4 napja

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

  71. Greg Hansen
    Greg Hansen
    4 napja

    Space is scary.

  72. UNE ODO
    4 napja

    This video made me love Dinosaurs again!

  73. Miss Sniper
    Miss Sniper
    4 napja

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

  74. Momentais
    4 napja

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

  75. joshclark756
    4 napja

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

  76. NoahS_64
    4 napja

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

  77. iMunashe
    4 napja

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

    1. Dante Fiore
      Dante Fiore
      3 napja

      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

  78. Helping Hand
    Helping Hand
    4 napja

    And during this whole event Cockroaches were on picnic 😂

  79. Elijah.
    4 napja

    3:07 jupiter once failed his job

  80. Tavros
    4 napja

    Нет русских субтитров(

  81. armadillo17_aeo
    4 napja

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

  82. Ahmad Al Masarani
    Ahmad Al Masarani
    4 napja

    kurzesagt earth marble

  83. L0stLauch
    4 napja


  84. L_AEZZ0
    4 napja

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

  85. Omar Lorenzana
    Omar Lorenzana
    5 napja

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

  86. Tigerkei Art
    Tigerkei Art
    5 napja

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

  87. Yasmin Nasser
    Yasmin Nasser
    5 napja

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

  88. Noodle DaJuice
    Noodle DaJuice
    5 napja

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

  89. SeriousNorbo
    5 napja

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

  90. siksis
    5 napja

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

  91. Reyaz A p
    Reyaz A p
    5 napja

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

    1. Reyaz A p
      Reyaz A p
      5 napja

      Light is 20 times speed of sound ok

  92. Chickenlyart
    5 napja

    So basically everything changed when the asteroid attacked

  93. TheNerdofLife
    5 napja

    Then, everything changed when the asteroid attacked

  94. Grand Boss
    Grand Boss
    5 napja

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

  95. Diablokiller999
    5 napja

    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.

  96. Darrell Shepherd
    Darrell Shepherd
    5 napja

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

  97. Dacarwhizz
    5 napja

    *tosses earth in hand* oops

  98. jcee
    5 napja

    this is so sad :(

  99. fire
    5 napja

    By the way your animation are amazing

  100. Flustic
    5 napja

    im sad now but happy so dinosaurs would not eat me