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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    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell14 ימים לפני

    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.

  • Snake man

    Snake man

    5 שעות לפני

    Yes Kurzgesagt I do notice you deleting all the spam, thank you alot

  • Squirrel Slapper

    Squirrel Slapper

    6 שעות לפני

    @Hot Rod Fucking what

  • William Gomez

    William Gomez

    21 שעה לפני

    @Gabriel Dias itll available thismohtn too

  • Gabriel Dias

    Gabriel Dias

    22 שעות לפני

    Hi Kurzgesagt i was wondering when will the portuguese captions be available, i wanted to show this video to my class, but many of them don't understand english so if you could get the captions soon, i would be very happy. Thank you by doing these videos

  • William Gomez

    William Gomez

    יום לפני

    its related to whales carcusa

  • Alejo Recofsky
    Alejo Recofsky20 דקות לפני

    Porque no tiene subtitulos en español? :(

  • Wijaya Wi
    Wijaya Wi44 דקות לפני

    Di terjemahkan Bahasa Indonesia pasti keren nih

  • Érico Schmitt
    Érico Schmittשעה לפני

    Just came from Anton Petrov's video on a found dino cell possibly containing DNA material!

  • PandaBytes
    PandaBytesשעה לפני

    Hopefully I go the way of the dinosaurs sooner rather than later

  • Sean Carter
    Sean Carterשעה לפני

    That is a good thing we find 15,000 species each year, seeing as how we annihilate like 10,000 species every year. Lol.

  • Dr Tobse
    Dr Tobseשעה לפני

    The found skeleton of humans together with dinos. Humans lived together with them. Also the found remaining as of giant’s so well yes I think the history books are pretty wrong

  • Cuddly the Snuggly
    Cuddly the Snuggly שעה לפני

    Can I get a sub out of sympathy?

  • CanadianPiglin
    CanadianPiglinשעה לפני

    This makes me think and know better and one day i will pas down this info to my children one day . thank u for helping me

  • shustrik
    shustrik3 שעות לפני

    I’m russian and I love that I don’t need a huge English knowledge to watch your videos, cause my English is pretty bad. By the way, thank you very much for your videos. The are very interesting to watch!

  • Antonio Achiles Castro
    Antonio Achiles Castro5 שעות לפני

    More indoctrination to the unwitting sheep. By using a foreign accent makes it appear “legitimate”!🤣🤣🤣

  • PHOENIX 837
    PHOENIX 8375 שעות לפני

    Just an example that there is no way that an (accident) can create this beauty.....pretty sure god did

  • Mut


    4 שעות לפני

    @PHOENIX 837 neither did any for yours stop burning books

  • PHOENIX 837

    PHOENIX 837

    4 שעות לפני

    @Mut no one asked for ur reply too u know

  • Mut


    5 שעות לפני

    Literally no one asked

  • Arun c joy
    Arun c joy6 שעות לפני

    I feel one of the most important things that make these videos so great is the music. It's just so good and really helps set the stage.

  • josh jaeger
    josh jaeger7 שעות לפני

    Let’s go Brandon!!!!!

  • Ashton Bunche
    Ashton Bunche7 שעות לפני


  • Hoàng Minh Khuê
    Hoàng Minh Khuê8 שעות לפני

    How did you get the animated pictures in this video? I'm in school, so I definetely wants to impress my teacher.

  • sam mcdermott
    sam mcdermott9 שעות לפני

    What I find interesting is that if the meteor never landed and the dinosaurs carried on evolving there would list likely have been sentient dinosaurs roaming the earth right now

  • Cassie
    Cassie10 שעות לפני

    never know about them if they lived in areas that didn't facilitate fossilization.

  • Cassie


    10 שעות לפני

    Add arabic plz

  • Frederik
    Frederik10 שעות לפני

    I want dinosaurs to be brought back to life. But first we should look at the species we could appreciate today

  • Pa Trick
    Pa Trick10 שעות לפני

    A bit out of topic, but someone should start teaching American young earth creationists about creation through evolution, just as almost all other Christians believe. Just a thought. In many EU countries, it is illegal to teach young earth creationism, because let's face it, it is just dumb and outdated.

  • Ramen
    Ramen10 שעות לפני

    Big bang 😳

  • Sir Sir
    Sir Sir10 שעות לפני

    It's crazy scientists can tell all this by the bones left and other things.

  • Meise Maria
    Meise Maria11 שעות לפני

    This video is so beutiful! you guys have really come a long way with colors and movements, and it is a joy to watch. Thank you so much for sharing your imaginations with us!

  • McPeanut
    McPeanut11 שעות לפני

    Damn, Christians must absolutely hate this channel lol

  • Mut


    4 שעות לפני

    Oh they do they do

  • Federico Jimbo Smithson

    Federico Jimbo Smithson

    7 שעות לפני

    I'm a Christian but I do appreciate science. Trying to consolidate knowledge from the Bible & what science tells us.

  • Goddess Wang Feifei
    Goddess Wang Feifei11 שעות לפני

    Movie staffs still can't let those "correct versions" appear on movies or televisions - People love to watch quasi-dragons, they do not wish to watch a bunch of giant awkward-looking ostriches.

  • Command3r Cody Brickfilms
    Command3r Cody Brickfilms12 שעות לפני

    ‘Evolution’ mate not everybody believes in that

  • castel de cristal

    castel de cristal

    3 שעות לפני

    @Command3r Cody Brickfilms well just because people from different religions are stupid doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t be allowed to tell people the truth

  • Command3r Cody Brickfilms

    Command3r Cody Brickfilms

    10 שעות לפני

    @castel de cristal not saying I AM one, but he shouldn’t have the word evolution there, since people from different religions are watching this

  • Command3r Cody Brickfilms

    Command3r Cody Brickfilms

    10 שעות לפני

    Muslims believe that evolution isn’t true.

  • castel de cristal

    castel de cristal

    10 שעות לפני

    yeah only dumb creationists

  • Youri Jourdain
    Youri Jourdain12 שעות לפני

    You know there is some saddness to this. That we will never really know how dinosaurs looked like. Only our limited imagination can aid a little.

  • Bd BlaZer
    Bd BlaZer13 שעות לפני

    at least we are not furry foxy like primates

  • 박승현
    박승현13 שעות לפני

    Imagine if Aliens found human fossils and imagine us a creepy skinny creatures just by looking at our bones.

  • BND
    BND14 שעות לפני

    Still dont get why there arent ads on this channel cause this one isnt part of Funk

  • Godwin Tan
    Godwin Tan14 שעות לפני

    The Animation makes it more interesting to watch.

  • A. Stevens
    A. Stevens14 שעות לפני

    One thing is for sure. This video is an opiate induced pile of soon to be copralite (fosillized crap), don't waste your time watching it.

  • basic__lee
    basic__lee14 שעות לפני

    or are they?

  • Noelle Davis
    Noelle Davis15 שעות לפני

    *five seconds in* "There are even more things that we don't know we don't know" Thanks, Kurzesagt.

  • السلام عليكم
    السلام عليكم16 שעות לפני

    Add arabic plz🗿

  • The Gamer Squad
    The Gamer Squad16 שעות לפני

    *cough* All Yesterdays *cough*

  • Steve Thea
    Steve Thea16 שעות לפני

    So smoov

  • Sanaa Maroof
    Sanaa Maroof16 שעות לפני

    you are in a nutshell so i'm surprised how you could see all this....

  • Bradley Price
    Bradley Price17 שעות לפני

    This was really beautifully done

  • Bradley Price
    Bradley Price17 שעות לפני

    This was really beautifully done

  • Matador
    Matador17 שעות לפני

    nothing about this is real and this propaganda should be illegal and the creator should be put in jail

  • BangBangTud
    BangBangTud17 שעות לפני

    After watching this, I start to think Jurassic Park isn't such a bad idea anymore.

  • Nicholas Orr
    Nicholas Orr17 שעות לפני

    "a loss" - on one hand, sure - on the one where they can and will just eat us, not so much :P great video

  • Bai Schasraliza Satria Abdul
    Bai Schasraliza Satria Abdul18 שעות לפני


  • Bai Schasraliza Satria Abdul
    Bai Schasraliza Satria Abdul18 שעות לפני


  • Teal Corset Frog
    Teal Corset Frog18 שעות לפני

    Beautiful 🥺

  • denHund101
    denHund10118 שעות לפני

    2:09 R.I.P. little one

  • Jhon Dale Banogon
    Jhon Dale Banogon19 שעות לפני

    I am crying from all sorts of feelings this video gave. Mostly though it's because of how beautiful it is

  • Yato TFT
    Yato TFT20 שעות לפני

    take this, the father is a genius

  • Yato TFT
    Yato TFT20 שעות לפני

    very bullet thing m8

  • Krieger Eizzen
    Krieger Eizzen20 שעות לפני


  • Henrique Sartori
    Henrique Sartori20 שעות לפני

    bala demais

  • Mariana Euclides
    Mariana Euclides21 שעה לפני

    Do you think scientist only wrap skins around their skeleton ? Of course not, they're aware of how much soft tissue dinosaurs had, you probably haven't seen the scientifically accurate depiction of dinosaurs, this video is misinforming and should be deleted!

  • Mut


    4 שעות לפני

    Clearly someone didn’t watch the video

  • Devzz YouTube
    Devzz YouTube21 שעה לפני

    Big chickens but no wings

  • Mut


    4 שעות לפני


  • Fluffy fillies
    Fluffy fillies21 שעה לפני

    Idk why it makes me sad to think of all the forgotten species we’ll never get to see… Maybe it’s because I’m tired but I want to see them :( It also makes me curious to see how genuinely close we are to the real things in scientists interpretations and such.

  • Nigel Hobbs
    Nigel Hobbs21 שעה לפני

    These videos have started becoming more political. Educational videos that end on calls to action are not educational videos; they are targeted promotions. Its even more nefarious when the sponsor, think-tank, or supporting companies are not mentioned anywhere. Like I'm not sure who sponsored this video but given the call to expand nature sanctuaries, I'd assuming its a eco think-tank of some sort. Again no disclaimers but its pretty obvious from the call to action at the end that the intention of this video was not educational.

  • Snuwz
    Snuwz21 שעה לפני

    Kurzgesagt really just told us to touch some grass

  • InternetSurferXXX
    InternetSurferXXX21 שעה לפני

    you guys on here cant handle the fact that you have been lied to your entire life. there were no dinos

  • Raymond Christopher Tanto

    Raymond Christopher Tanto

    19 שעות לפני

    it's like saying there are no trees , you've been lied to by the us government or something ... like literally there are more than 10,000 dino fossils found , how are you stil doubting dinos?

  • Forfeit Souls
    Forfeit Souls21 שעה לפני

    i have a theory that sauropods and ceratopsids are very aggresive, similiary to Zebras, Rhino's, Hippo's, Elephants, wildebeast ect. but i think the larger predators like allo's giga's and Trex's are more friendly.

  • Croudovone
    Croudovone22 שעות לפני

    The big bang is not the beginning of the universe as much as a seed is not the beginning of a tree. Time is cyclical not linear. It's mandatory we understand this as it is the basis for every other understanding of everthing esle.

  • Liberty Osara
    Liberty Osara22 שעות לפני

    Noticed there was a lack of the trademark kurzgesagt existential crisis moment, is everything alright mate?

  • Lynt
    Lynt23 שעות לפני

    Always enjoy these vids.

  • Lynt
    Lynt23 שעות לפני

    Have you ever wondered what dinosaurs would look like when they are in motion?(If you have watched movies with dinosaurs in it,you would understand)

  • Taha Ahmed
    Taha Ahmed23 שעות לפני

    T- REX Cuddly fellow ? Yeah Right !! ..

  • Sumit Ranjan Sahu
    Sumit Ranjan Sahu23 שעות לפני

    "Time marches on without any concern for our feelings" ❤️❤️❤️ Kurzgesagt videos are great not only for their scientific contents and presentation skills but also due to the hard life lessons they present to us. Kudos to the team!!

  • Diego Acosta
    Diego Acostaיום לפני

    Help preserve our current animals and fish! Go plant based 🙏🏽

  • 荒原结
    荒原结יום לפני

    4:44 Cute characters, I thought about Shantae.

  • Ronald Picado
    Ronald Picadoיום לפני

    Beautiful Video

  • Galina Sumaneeva
    Galina Sumaneevaיום לפני


  • Clutcher Hierts
    Clutcher Hiertsיום לפני

    1:37 Hey Vsauce, Michael here!

  • Para Medic217
    Para Medic217יום לפני

    "...species so diverse that our imagination cannot do them justice." You haven't played Monster Hunter, right?

  • Awedda
    Aweddaיום לפני

    Try to Buy and then Try Reading the Christianity Book that will Change your life Forever Called: "Holy Bible" (you Don't have to read all of the Scripture Reading in the Bible but at least Plenty in The Old and then Later on The New Testament) but the Best Part about this Book it Takes Away Confusions such as: "Why do Bad things Happen to Me?","Why am i So Terrified about Protecting my life even though it's just a Choice we need to Make a Decision on?",and More Questions that many People like the Scientists and Professors does Talk About, But Unfortunately (Since 1968 Not just in America but around the World) Doesn't Explain it in Biblical Evidences at all many Years After Charles Darwin's Evolution Theory Became More Active than not,but Don't be Afraid about that Because Reading the Bible will make your Life Better not making your Life Difficult

  • KO Manic
    KO Manicיום לפני

    This channel keeps getting better and better

  • Frezzy 01
    Frezzy 01יום לפני


  • Zatzu Uy
    Zatzu Uyיום לפני

    The music on around 8:00 sounds so epic

  • Eshkull
    Eshkullיום לפני

    So from ym short researching period, watching documenteries and the like, even though it would take an unknown amount time, could we as a civilization take an egg from say a monitor lizard hatch it under a high oxygen environment mate with a lizard hatched under the same situation and "rinse, repeat" until we have what we know to be dinosaurs? I know this wouldn't happen in our lifetimes or next or even the one after that, but I do wonder what those lizards would look like with those stimuli undertaken.

  • TomiTapio
    TomiTapioיום לפני

    Content Starts at 2:30

  • Greg Voss
    Greg Vossיום לפני

    We logically compare dinosaurs to birds in every way, except when we get to shrink wrapping. Why do we almost always bring up things like elephants and hippos for shrink wrapping dinosaurs? They do usually bring in swans, which is a good choice. But modern reptiles and birds are so much closer to dinosaurs than mammals. They should use penguins and frilled lizards instead.

  • LaumiRez
    LaumiRezיום לפני

    0:43 It's only now that I've noticed that the chimp from the theme holds a different object on each episode 😅😅

  • Hiếu Ngô
    Hiếu Ngôיום לפני

    Hope this channel and studio live on forever!

  • Ty Wag
    Ty Wagיום לפני

    I like how suble you were when you said ''Lions spend a lot of time lion around''

  • opzz xsin
    opzz xsinיום לפני

    death too to make some of these archives easier to find

  • Just Mob
    Just Mobיום לפני

    The animation makes me feel so giddy and childish. I smiled with full hearted glee while watching this multiple times. Thank you

  • ArifTzy
    ArifTzyיום לפני

    We didn't know how look the dinosour So one day we can see how they look.....

  • opzz xsin

    opzz xsin

    יום לפני

    Is there a version without all the music over the talking? it super distracting.

  • Robert Anthony Bermudez
    Robert Anthony Bermudezיום לפני

    Imagining the dinosaurs as bird like seems to be a red herring. Why compare them all to birds when we have their closest living relatives like salt water crocs, komodo dragons and tuataras. All of these are pretty bland looking reptiles.

  • Tylor Johnson
    Tylor Johnsonיום לפני

    Id agree on how some look but most of our fossils have teeth not beaks

  • AMDspeaks
    AMDspeaksיום לפני

    wow I didnt believe I was so racist to dinosaurs.

  • Zeke Keipa
    Zeke Keipaיום לפני

    did you really need to kill the baby mammoth? ._.

  • Master Gator
    Master Gatorיום לפני

    Do you think dinosaurs would be happy with our love of them, or just indifferent.

  • Ermenegildo Zegna
    Ermenegildo Zegnaיום לפני

    Impressive animatics

  • TheSethyMan 000
    TheSethyMan 000יום לפני


  • Adam Řežábek
    Adam Řežábekיום לפני

    9:33 I think I know who is that person. Nice tribute

  • 안영재
    안영재יום לפני

    보는 내내 감탄했다

    BTNMNKIיום לפני

    "Boink apparatus". Oh you cheeky buggers.

  • A Random Tech priest
    A Random Tech priestיום לפני

    Alright, who tf is cutting the onions in here!?

  • Arella Camryn
    Arella Camrynיום לפני

    Second Comment here: This vid reminded me with --> Jurassic World The Game [The dinosaurs are very colourful]

  • Arella Camryn
    Arella Camrynיום לפני

    There're lots more things we YET TO KNOW and one day we will (if we're still around). Be positive, Guys! This is me. Just an ordinary girl who's waiting for the day that scientist find out how to prove demons exist 😎😎😎

  • Abdullah Asem
    Abdullah Asemיום לפני


  • Twobob Club
    Twobob Clubיום לפני

    Is there a version without all the music over the talking? it super distracting.

  • marinus18
    marinus18יום לפני

    7:45 That is one of the big advantages of being a carnivore. Meat has an incredibly high energy content so you can survive easily with just 1% of your bodyweight in food during the day. Herbivores need far, far more.