What Dinosaurs ACTUALLY Looked Like?
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The past is a vast and mysterious land that begins at the big bang and ends in the present, expanding with each passing moment. It is the home of everything that came before, the key to understanding our present. Here we find the most amazing creatures to ever roam our planet, hundreds of millions of species so diverse that our imagination cannot do them justice. Unfortunately the past carefully guards its secrets.

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    kgs.link/12022_Calendar As the year 12,021 slowly comes to an end, we present to you the 12,022 Human Era Calendar: Eons Edition. You can get the very shiny, high-quality, limited edition now until we sell out and then never again. WORLDWIDE SHIPPING AVAILABLE.

    • O. Rood
      O. Rood

      Please stop with the "unknown unknowns" it sounds so stupid. 😅 Thumbs up btw. 👍

    • zack sinclair
      zack sinclair

      lol started witha big bang!!!! idiot

    • Noah Ivey
      Noah Ivey

      hey uh... can you please make sure you don't ran out of merch Intel it turns may 23 because I want to buy your merch on my birthday please 😁

    • DaUltiamteSunscreen Eater
      DaUltiamteSunscreen Eater

      les go I'm 10010 years old

    • Evan Rooney
      Evan Rooney

      What would happen if the titanaboa raided New York City?

  • da bearded_one
    da bearded_one

    to be fair, swans ARE monsters right out of nightmares.

  • Ari Blue
    Ari Blue

    Your videos always make me cry 😢

  • KevC3

    this made me sad

  • Steve Bourgeault
    Steve Bourgeault

    Nice joke

  • Runar He
    Runar He

    FINALLY! But, dinosaurs still exists. The scientific consencus is that birds are dinoaurs and they existed way before t.rex etc.

  • Emilio Garcia-Sanchez
    Emilio Garcia-Sanchez

    Dragons were totally real, and we just haven’t found/won’t find their fossils.


    fucked up in the crib crying over the dinosaur video excellent work

  • Aste

    TBF baboons are already kind of bizarre and nightmareish. You ever seen one yawn? Let alone their behavior, you don't strut the African servers as a mid-sized omnivore by being pleasant!

  • Beatbox Allstars
    Beatbox Allstars

    Thanks for this informative video, we are learning.

  • Dome :3
    Dome :3

    You can't do this to me! It looks so cool but I can't afford it right now!! :'v

  • WarheadOD

    Bro, turn down the music...

  • Gerald Black
    Gerald Black

    Iridescent rainbow dinos!

  • partymetroid

    All Kurzgesagt birbs are dinosaurs.

  • Asianboi108shorts

    The earth is 6000 years old beleive in Jesus

  • Gibson Flying V
    Gibson Flying V

    There you have it feathered dinosaur crowed!!! Kurzgesagt is one of the most accurate you tubers around and he did a great job pointing out a simple reality. We have no idea what alot of dinosaurs looked like, and frankly based on what evidence we DO have its likely very few of them had feathers.

  • Mayur Patel
    Mayur Patel

    boo so bad you are bad

  • Tyrannosaurusspinobiren

    Dinos did not look like that

  • Tyrannosaurusspinobiren

    Not right

  • Megh Gusain
    Megh Gusain

    Give your animator a RAISE! Incredible content!

  • Luis Rodriguez
    Luis Rodriguez

    I occassionally feel sad about the fact that I will never be able to see anything past that isn't recorded. Thank you for putting it in a video.

  • Nick Whiskey
    Nick Whiskey

    what a sick channel

  • Skontix

    You are the best educational channel ever. You have beautiful satisfying animations and explain topics so rhetorically. You really do deserve the millions of subscribers you have, in fact you deserve much more than 16m but still, this channel is great and please never ever stop posting.

  • Thomas

    9:04 "Facts don't care about your feelings." - Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell

  • Georgiann Rasnake
    Georgiann Rasnake

    The mere gorilla resultspreviously entertain because subway frustratingly smile after a black stranger. honorable, mundane dinghy

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  • TytheGuy

    Idk why 3.4k people disliked this, the art is stunning, the lesson is profound. I love you guys and appreciate the information you relay. Always a pleasure to see a new video even if I am a bit late to this.

  • 5aax

    6:55 Sort of funny that you mention that dinosaurs have historically been misrepresented as ferocious beasts and then immediately show what is essentially a small bird howling like a Lovecraft monster

  • King fry memes and gaming
    King fry memes and gaming

    What if trex were intelligent

  • The berry
    The berry

    i watched all Jurassic park movies i know what they look like 😁

  • sfkeepay

    Another outstanding video! But, for balanced feedback, it seems like saying the tyrannosaurus “...probably had the strongest bite of any land animal ever...” in the same video where you point out that we have fossil remains of less than 1% of all the species that have ever existed....is highly problematic. It seems far more likely that other, even more powerful species existed, but they left no discoverable remains.

  • Yaz

    The song that goes trough the video and is played at the end is soo good! Have someone in the Kurzgesagt team made it or is it on for example spotify

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  • Juan Balvoa
    Juan Balvoa

    Amazing video, really thankful for your work!

  • EnJotax

    This channel is the fucking best thing in ITmores and I will never be tired of saying it.

  • Svalgur Style
    Svalgur Style

    Nice Jurassic park reverence

  • Sam Millar
    Sam Millar

    oh guys, this was a really beautiful and poignant one

  • Ricardo Krupinski
    Ricardo Krupinski

    So good.

  • Aditi S Iyengar
    Aditi S Iyengar

    Why do Kurzegesagt endings always make me so emotional😭 They truly make the endings have such deep meanings!

  • Francisco Fernandes
    Francisco Fernandes

    Hmmm yes, lileep, definatelly a sea creature

  • william_o99

    This was honestly a really beautiful and bittersweet tribute to all of the species that existed before us. Made me smile with a little tear in my eye. Thank you.

  • Gustavo Schonarth
    Gustavo Schonarth

    8:30 lemme smash 😂 sorry I couldn't help it

  • Mohammed Suliman
    Mohammed Suliman

    08:14 "so maybe the t-rex was a cuddly fellow..." Quote of the day

  • ShockWaveGXT

    Explaining everything with chickens makes things easy to understand.

  • Sedrik

    Idk why but I felt very sad, almost drop tears when he was talking about the many species we haven't discovered and we won't. I wish i could know everything I wanted.

  • Mr Man
    Mr Man

    They looked like my parrot some of them

  • 1000 subs without videos challenge
    1000 subs without videos challenge

    This video opens me new perspectives.

  • Kurt Otoyarivasplata
    Kurt Otoyarivasplata

    I would love my school worked with videos like this, instead they put a crappy audio and video quality one from 2010.

  • William Thrasher
    William Thrasher

    can you make a video about bees and how they make honey? I love every episode

  • Dave Mustard Stain
    Dave Mustard Stain

    ITmores propaganda

    • Peppermint Gal
      Peppermint Gal

      Everyone's a critic....

  • VidaxTheDragonMage

    First HE calendar I'm buying, I'm so excited!!!!!

  • Skipper Grumby
    Skipper Grumby

    This is stupid. The number of blue animals in the world is miniscule. Dinosaurs may not have been the green many expect, but they aren't blue. If not green, probably brown, maybe some yellow or red, but definitely not blue. Blue is a difficult color to replicate in nature. Green is easy because of chlorophyll, and brown is easy, just a mishmash of color.

  • Alec D
    Alec D

    bro why you gotta immediately start the waterworks wuth those mammoths?

  • Daniel Hugo Rodrigues
    Daniel Hugo Rodrigues

    So cool. Go on!

  • Piemasteratron

    Excellent stuff

  • Kai Tuan
    Kai Tuan

    i always love this soundtrack when it comes to time and scale.The echoing chorale in the background is just magnificent.

  • asher platts
    asher platts

    We should explore the deep oceans. Lots of alien-like creatures down there, and very unexplored. Everyone wants to go to Mars, to look for aliens, but nobody wants to find the life we already have here. Like Xenophyophores, the basketball sized single celled organisms that populate areas of the abyssal plain.

  • do0myk

    What a bunch of useless chatter. I remember when you used to do informative videos. Now its just hippy indoctrination and merch selling

  • Arisaga

    Meh, whatever.

  • Finnégan Rynn
    Finnégan Rynn

    Gay dino

  • Logika One
    Logika One

    For some reason I feel this video changed me

  • sprenis

    dinosaurs with human skin?

  • Shamar Daniel
    Shamar Daniel

    Poor baby Mammoth 😭😭😭

  • H7M©™

    Did he just said shees 😂

  • Emalo

    2:24 sheeeeesh!

  • Catherine

    Wow, an episode that made me tear up. Cinematic is fantastic. Animation, sound, the choice of words.. wow. This episode made me so open-minded. Not only in science, but in the matter of not being judgmental to people. This was about dinosaurs but morality is what’s resonated to me.

  • jack cooper
    jack cooper

    2:25 sheeeesh 😆👌

  • ㅊㅎ

    can you tell me actually what is millennium day of god ?

  • Ali Hassan Mir
    Ali Hassan Mir

    Dinosaurs in this video look like pokemon

  • Le_mayo

    4:51 How did she get there Edit: timestamp was wrong

    • Peppermint Gal
      Peppermint Gal

      I never thought I'd be thirsting for a Kurzgesagt animation lmao

  • infinity

    2:23 *SHEEESH*

  • Avipt

    Just look at Emus, they dont have wings, they have 2 small devolved arms with 1 claw on each arm. Also their feathers are not like normal bird feathers, closer to a....broom. The fact that i will never be able to see what a dinosaur really looked like is...heartbreaking.

    • BreadHatter

      Emus won a war against Australians

  • UserX-1099

    So basically, a lot of giant chickens.

  • Sree Hari
    Sree Hari

    Please do a video about the atmosphere of early earth during Dinosaur era

  • mrpositronia

    Imagine feeling compelled to down vote this great video. I can't.

  • S3V3N13TT3R5

    What a shame I had a terrible evolutionary biology professor boring class :(

  • Mr.Tobi

    Ist Kurzgesagt nicht eigentlich deutsch

  • Jonathan Martin
    Jonathan Martin

    Anyone else notice the Sailor Moon poster @ 9:43?

  • Shirley Mental
    Shirley Mental

    'Well never know what they looked like'. Ever heard of jurasic park?? Sheesh.

  • Fixy Clary
    Fixy Clary

    7:40 Kurzgesagt animated Lions; my life is now complete!

  • Sierra Kaye
    Sierra Kaye

    This makes sense when you think about it. If birds evolved from lizard-like dinosaurs, then why haven't we seen anything like that since the meteor struck?

    • Azriel Moha
      Azriel Moha

      One word. Mammals. Mammals pretty much take and dominate most of the megafaunal niches so much so that reptiles, birds, and amphibians couldn't compete with them.

  • RemTreeFiddy

    Sounds like a lot of guess work, as usual with every other source that so desperately wants to show a TRex with feathers.

  • Candy Neige
    Candy Neige

    The past may be mysterious, but the future is even more mysterious, there is no way to tell what the future holds, the only events that are sure to happen no matter what are astronomical events, such as solar and lunar eclipses for example, we can pinpoint the exact location of the eclipse as well as the exact timing down to the second.

  • VegetableNinja

    2:25 thank you Kurzgesagt, this is exactly what I could have ever wanted to see on this channel

  • WaterTeaFan

    5:56 this is so true, looking at the bone of a whale would make it looked like it's an giant eel

  • Balarix

    Thank you so much! In the end of the video I had tears in my eyes! You are an amazing team!!!❤️❤️❤️

  • Lily

    Awwwh, this is so great and adorable! Amazing watch :>

  • KyProRen

    8:47 THIS is what I expected *The Good Dinosaur* was going to be like.

  • SiowXiao

    the better infographics show

  • J.P. Wick
    J.P. Wick

    always look for the bird mascot sprinkled throughout each video; such a wholesome little fella 🥰

  • Dee

    9:43 Sailor Moon

  • Dee

    Any of yall ever imagined going into creative mode and time traveling back into the past but with invincibility so you can't die, just to spectate the world?

  • Zia Ray
    Zia Ray

    I honestly didn't know I could find Dinosaurs anymore interesting and awesome. I was wrong

  • Rin Okami
    Rin Okami

    Was not expecting to get teary-eyed over a Kurzgesagt video today, but here we are.

  • Cyber Dazer
    Cyber Dazer

    Cm kossimen: Finally some good f-ing food

  • Vihaan Hariharan
    Vihaan Hariharan

    from the 8 years of my life i did not no this!

  • Ellaemptysoul

    i bought that calendar so fast

  • Deaty singer
    Deaty singer

    Though dinosaurs aren't around today... We can enjoy what we have now because in the far future. New civilizations will likely forget alot of our present day animals because most of then will not leave a trace. So we should protect and enjoy what we have now

  • Deaty singer
    Deaty singer

    Life finds a way

  • ZZX