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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      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

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      4. Angela C. Browning

        Loved the vid.

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    2. Linde Balderas

      make a birb plushie plz

    3. Hemant Rajput

      "One of the greatest illusions of Life is continuity"

    4. cdn playz

      i got a new fish today, his name is Dumbo. could you do a video about fish and where they come from

    5. C Dawg

      "Debris yeeted into space" lmao

    6. Vexz_ editz

      Wasn't everything one big continent back then

    7. Head guard of sussy king

      Me: okay the people who helped me learn stand up Schools: *stands up* Me: NO My dad andkurzgesagt: hello there

    8. Henry Wang

      did he say yeet?

    9. minecraft boy

      i feel sad for the dinos

    10. Yahsky Esquillo

      if only what kurzgesagt said in the beginning stayed like that.

    11. Hebe Gebes

      i dont think it was a asteroid

      1. TheAdvertisement

        Ok, why?

    12. Dustin Pham

      I feel like this is the first time that the era of dinosaurs was portrait as a good era.

    13. Gamerafighter76

      Interesting animation and explanation; did not expect you to use yeet so boldly in this. It’s crazy to think about all the rapid changes happening from a cataclysmic event like that.

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    15. 여은

      "2:17" ZA WARUDOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!

    16. 🍒mochi! 🍒

      Are we gonna talk about the extremely smooth animation!?

    17. Nicola Gilsenan


    18. Gerald Silvers

      5:26 I never thought I would ever hear Yeet come from the narrator

    19. Gerald Silvers

      3:29 Replace "kid" with fat mama from yo mama

    20. MrErterix

      That yeet was the most natural yeet ever

    21. Memesv4

      2:54 God casually spirit bombing dinosaurs.

    22. Thee Light Gaming

      Whatever rules the universe pulled a FFXIV 1.0 Calamity on earth

    23. ???

      Dinosaurs: *Exist* Asteroid: hmm today i'm going to destroy an ecosystem

    24. Trevor Raj

      It wasn’t a meteor, it was an artificial moon created by there lower ones who wanted to take over earth but to destroy the moon base we had to crash it on earth causing the extinction event. Of course, we survived, we always do, but you weren’t supposed to know that were you? All will be revealed soon my brothers and sisters

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    25. Phoenix Gamer

      So you’re practically saying our planet turned into Venus for around a month

      1. TheAdvertisement

        Venus was the exact opposite of that-

    26. Kanishma Ray

      Welp can't wait for our turn ig

    27. Weston The person

      this wouldnt even wake me up. Well i would never wake up but whatever

    28. Weston The person

      when a kid jumps into a puddele and the water parts for meters: 0_0

    29. willard the frog

      the animation in this vid is frickin' awesome.

    30. Tyler B

      Wicked video! Very well explained! Keep it up guys!

    31. Reincarnation of fire fox

      Love how professionally they said,” yeeted into space

    32. mustard sandwich

      so youre telling me, that a huge giant dino was murdered but not ants? huh

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    33. HarloMarlo

      learned more in this than in all elementary school i had

    34. Lesley White

      I know what the asteroid was called, it was called thea

    35. Vencatakistnen Ryan

      I wish this guy was my school teacher ngl

    36. Imtiaz Choudhary

      Dinosaur living in literal paradise* Asteroid:- and i took that personally

    37. Pony aviation yt

      U said Yeeted

    38. Moz M

      5:26 living creatures dieing because of the all powerful YEET

    39. OneHitShot


    40. Creeper Bone 5000

      Can I get some f’s in the chat for the dinosaurs?

      1. Creeper Bone 5000

        I shall start us off: f

    41. Marcus Marshall

      the lucky ones died in the blast...

      1. TheAdvertisement

        Pretty much

    42. SIT DOWN

      Dang I feel bad for those Dinosaurs

    43. Manikandan Karthik


    44. Jaden Lee

      So that's were urakas tenis ball went 🤣

    45. SIT DOWN

      I expect this video to be 24 hours long nothing less

    46. Satnam Singh

      Crocodile are best survivors which ever existed

    47. xX Doge Xx

      And to think cockroaches survived this

    48. Hero Number Two

      We couldve became dinosaurs if not for that dang meteor

    49. Taran

      Dino 1 - Look a shooting star! Quick make a wish! Dino 2 - Hope we all die lol Dino 1 - Haha ~ Dino 1 - *Bro it looks kinda close*

    50. Holden McGroin

      Edmontosaur: the others got T-Rex, Raptor, Gigantosaur and i got THIS? I name thee asteriod “Edmontosaur’s rage”!

    51. big flipji

      Kurzgesagt: wonderful, informative, touching video with insane amounts of painstaking detail and effort put into it viewers: haha they said yeet

    52. Nguyen Tran

      Will there be Kurzgesagt game?

    53. Bob Neale

      The video has been very scientific until *yeeted into space* 😂

    54. Lulls Baby

      "If we're lucky, our journey will go on for a long, long time." Isn't the sun going to run out of hydrogen and destroy Earth in 6.5 billion years?

      1. Dylan_Not_Dillion :/

        bruh that’s long as hell

    55. Lulls Baby

      Tsunamis, drowning, radiation, volcanos, molten lava everywhere, hundred-degree fiery debris melting and burning all life, animals and plants and creatures all burned or suffocated to death. "But the worst has yet to come."

    56. Lulls Baby

      These animators deserve hundreds of thousands of dollars for this art! It's more interesting than the data.

    57. Astrid Phoenix

      “a lot of the debris yeeted into space” i never thought i would hear a science channel say the word yeet. i am now complete.

    58. Tajj'iia


    59. Hoàng Linh

      The glossy wolf identically smoke because quicksand kinetically pass aside a confused chime. observant, accidental sun

    60. Be cool Gaming

      All this and cockroach still found inside our home

    61. lil dreams

      I don't think we deserve to be here the dinosaurs would have treated the earth much better then we did I think we know to much or evolved to much yes I love that I get to live but if we keep on doing what were doing in the future there will be no life at all because we're throwing our trash in the water and palpitating the air if we want to fix it the everyone needs to fix it because there is a lot of us you will never make progress when half of the people are cleaning and the other half is just throwing trash everywhere so yes I don't think we shouldn't be alive but I still love my life and I hope you love your because life won't be forever goodnight or good morning bye.

      1. lil dreams

        @TheAdvertisement that is true I guess life always finds a way

      2. TheAdvertisement

        Well, we don't know if humans would have existed ift he extinction event never happened, and nothing really "deserved" it, they were just animals. However, given that this happened 65 million years ago, something as smart as humans probably would have evolved and took over anyways.

      3. lil dreams

        Please read the hole thing if you disagree or I'm just wrong please tell me I'm only 12 so I don't know it all but you don't have to sugar coat you words be as harsh as you need to be

    62. Elizapony

      Humans will die eventually, just as all things die. Whether it be from the rapid expansion of the Sun in five billion years, a freak asteroid, climate change, nuclear war, or the heat death of the universe. We won't last forever. No matter what we do, we are guaranteed to die

      1. TheAdvertisement

        Not necessarily. We aren't dinosaurs, we've been on the planet for a tiny fraction of the time they were and we've accomplished more. Progress is always possible.

    63. 30 วรกันต์ จันทร์แก้ว

      Hey do anyone know butterfly is from the dinosaur is so small so it can escape and it can fly fast

    64. CocohMC

      What's the software you use for animation documentaries.

    65. Duck Stein


    66. Tom

      While widely accepted, this explanation of the end of the dinosaurs is still a theory. I think it's important to make that clear, so that future scientists and peoples in general keep the open minded attitude necessary for our theories to evolve into better ones while our knowledge and understanding grow.

      1. TheAdvertisement

        I mean I think they made that clear

      2. Teotl Cipactli

        A theory in scientific terms, so it’s basically true since there is no other explanation, the “best” counters are the Volcanic activity in India wich was explained in this video as direct result from impact (wich is a “hypothesis” not a theory) or something simultaneous to the impact, in any case we know for sure the space rock did most of the damage with the impact itself and the winter that came after, just as gravity, celular theory and evolution are just “theories” that have enough evidence backing them up that it will only expand our knowledge on them, not disprove them

      3. Lulls Baby

        Of course it's a theory. Who in their right mind would think "Well, it must be true because somebody was there to write all this down." Right? Eh. You're right.

    67. Will Folder

      good video

    68. your average boi sasuke 2.0

      And this was how Dino nuggies were made

    69. Eliza Cox

      the dinosaur crying at 6:00 made me so sad :(

    70. mop themop

      modern Australia: write that down, write that down!

    71. 999a0s

      the production value on these is ridiculous. there's a lot of these infotainment channels with lifeless stock animations....this isn't that.

    72. TheAdvertisement

      As humans we like to think we'll be around forever, or at least until the sun explodes, and that we're the permanent, "new" state of the world after the dinosaurs. We think that we're the norm. However the age of the dinosaurs lasted hundreds of millions of years longer than human have existed on this planet. We've been on this Earth for an insanely small amount of time compared to its age, and it's very possible something outside of our control could rip away our age.

    73. Ezzy

      Being in a VR simulation of this would be cool.

    74. The Blue One

      Imagine doing things as you normally do and looking at the sky and thinking "what a lovely day!!", then moments later you think hell could be better than this

    75. samer qazi

      you should make mv of your music intro

    76. Joe Trash

      Dinosaurs don't exist nonsense "evolution" and "science"

      1. TheAdvertisement

        @Joe Trash I'm not arguing with an obvious troll.

      2. Joe Trash

        @TheAdvertisement tell me if evolution exists, why didn't monkeys evolved to be human too?

      3. TheAdvertisement

        you're a bad troll

    77. Joey2ché

      Feathered friends People not up to date with science: No there lizards!

    78. H E L P M E

      مش دايمة لحد

    79. cliche yt

      Wait wait wait yeeted into space that's amazing

    80. Aleshia Cote-Young

      This makes me so sad…. :(

    81. cebuNinjA

      Why doe? This was like Earth’s Golden age but they get annihilated by a fuggin meteor like what are the chances of that?

      1. TheAdvertisement

        I mean it just happened, and I wouldn't call it a golden age.

    82. Ruby Bartsch


    83. Overhauledunderpaid

      But I saw megalodon I swear...

    84. Spicy:0

      5:28 He said “yeeted” *respect*

    85. Karamatsu Matsuno

      bruh dude man imm high as fuck shit was fucking DEEEEEP! Love your shit maaaan!

    86. Slime-on-Red

      What a sad story

    87. TFT yt

      Will there be a astronomers pocket log?

    88. Ender HammerJTS

      Teeter into space

    89. igotdepression

      the bird juggling with three balls in 9:20 - 9:32 is actually such an amazing detail and incredibly fitting to what the narrator is saying. the three balls symbolize the neutron, proton and electron while he is talking about how humankinds continuity is not a given.. reminds me of a song called "drei glänzende kugeln" by franz joseph degenhardt, which addresses the dangers of messing with nuclear power in a beautiful metaphor where neutron, proton and electron are billard balls. you should give it a listen and read into the meaning of the lyrics! it might be german but its awesome!

    90. Emmanuel Uson

      How do We Survive


      The meteor's name was meteoROAR

    92. UncleBens

      Damn rip dinos. The universe cursed you with possibly the most brutal and destructive end possible.

    93. Brit'tsh Bruv

      He looked at the moon and died rip.

    94. Mock Gem

      Wait...I thought the first humans appeared about 4 million years ago, Lucy? Or we don't count them as humans because they aren't modern humans?

    95. yalestone gaming

      "here, lets stop time" (kurzgesagt member nodded to dio) dio: ZA WARDO

    96. MrSkyWatch

      its crazy how the universe causes us to live

    97. Matt Gamzzz

      1:30 Yeah kinda like how Galactus grew in the Fortnite sky for weeks

    98. ItsKaydenXD

      my brother after me touching him

    99. iam_bryan012 Rodriguez

      8:20 thought it was gonna commit suicide by jumping lol