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 Nutshell

    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?

  • Micro-k

    that 12022 calender looks so cool

  • mini mina man mina
    mini mina man mina

    No profit in protecting and saving wildlife , the dollar rules not sustainable environmentally protective life styles . That is why we have to leave this planet after it is used up. Sad as that is to say humanity is primarily asleep. the old song ( you don't know what you got till it's gone ) .

  • Mark

    humanity must be stopped

  • PinkBeBi

    Kurzgesagt: To fill the void in your soul.. Me: Ouch

  • Joe Colon
    Joe Colon

    Was the weather very different back then?

  • Ptao Tom
    Ptao Tom

    ...that was magical, I never actually thought of imagining dinosaurs like normal creatures, and it is really sad the billions and billions of species that we will never see again...

  • Yamkela Sontshaka
    Yamkela Sontshaka

    this is beautiful

    • Ptao Tom
      Ptao Tom

      I mean Adam and Eve Lol

  • Shoaggy Yum
    Shoaggy Yum

    Steave went good way

  • Klav Theslav
    Klav Theslav

    once again Great video Great music Great sound effect Great narrator

  • Joseph Mayfield
    Joseph Mayfield

    He straight up lying to us bad on fossils if they we’re birds they would not have a hull part of the skull as shown in the video these are extremely different

  • dis pater
    dis pater

    Damn..even on a video about freakin dinosaurs, this man could still have me questioning my existence 😅

  • Zimmertide The Great
    Zimmertide The Great

    They changed the animation style... It's kinda strange to me because I was so used to the very simple one before.

  • Jet Lag
    Jet Lag

    I love this channel so much.

  • Jalkem Kelmur
    Jalkem Kelmur

    It’s so sad that we will never see a real dinosaur it’s probably the saddest thing I know

  • Führer des Benutzers
    Führer des Benutzers

    For all we know, maybe dragons actually existed. Not fire-breathing, but just as large.

  • Alejandro Cordero Rios
    Alejandro Cordero Rios

    This gives me gousebumps!

  • 01Mbps

    3:40 I gotta admit, that therizino model looks amazing bro

  • lakanto

    Thanks I'm crying

  • Ishtar XXI
    Ishtar XXI

    Omg we want Arabic subtitles

  • der echnaton
    der echnaton

    Aah yes, the cuddly T-Rex. Or as we Germans say: The Schmuser-Rex.

  • Alexandra Vonderland
    Alexandra Vonderland



    I love this animation. ..good job. ..

  • Alexandra Vonderland
    Alexandra Vonderland

    I mean Adam and Eve Lol

  • Aldostdas

    2:24 sheesh

  • Hikki Chaos
    Hikki Chaos

    8:56 a wild Legiana appears!

  • qwerty qwerty
    qwerty qwerty

    I never knew a fictional dinosaur character like Barney would actually end up being historically accurate.

  • Adriana H
    Adriana H

    I love your videos. Thank you so much for creating such amazing content (:

  • Zoch Buppet
    Zoch Buppet

    Soooo ITpin!, which means no clue about media production. Cant hear narrator properly, as the background music is more important that what he is saying.

  • Dennis Tshifhumulo
    Dennis Tshifhumulo

    I used to be a fan, but after seeing this masterpiece i a whole turbine

  • IanMlclm

    Life, uh...finds a way

  • tasnim rafid
    tasnim rafid

    if you think you are unlucky just think about all the people that scrolled past this video but did not click on it

  • Khalid Bell
    Khalid Bell

    Halfway through this, I just want to stop and comment on the amazing music these videos have. I would love a purchasable soundtrack.

  • karu swift
    karu swift

    Did anyone observe there were no kurzegast birdies in this one😅? Atleast very less....during the explanation.

  • Neko Ninja
    Neko Ninja

    I Absolutely adore feathery and soft dinosaurs! People say it makes them less intimidating and less impressive, but you wouldn't say that to a Lion, or a Bear, or a Gorilla, or a Shark, or most other creatures on the planet. Also the thought of cuddling with a raptor is perhaps even more tantalizing than cuddling with something equally as cool and modern like a Lion or a gorilla.

  • Antipodean wiseguy
    Antipodean wiseguy

    Don’t underestimate nature Costasiella kuroshimae looks like a Pokémon… it’s a adorable sea slug.

  • Arul Francis
    Arul Francis

    What greater loss is it that we are letting species get extinct. Nope, i don't do anything for their welfare either.

  • enslaved by fans
    enslaved by fans

    Would be the point of that maybe the Earth is trillions of years old and even the sun exploding on the earth is a cycle of New Life emerging from the ground and ocean and old life having no choice but to leave the Earth in space or suffer and die on this planet So what if everything we would do to educate people in the future about our past would get destroyed by the sun exploding one day and a new worth is born and begins same could be said about massive earthquakes and volcanic eruptions if the lava has enough smooth Rock powder dropping to its surface which would over time make the ceiling even higher

  • mikoy huio
    mikoy huio

    Thanks for this informative video, we are learning.

    • mikoy huio
      mikoy huio

      And this is why we need to build a time machine but it’s practically impossible due to the amount of energy needed to power it

  • Marcellina Ingrid
    Marcellina Ingrid

    When I saw the nightmarish creatures i was like OMG

  • Wizz Fish
    Wizz Fish

    'Bird Up'

  • Black Star
    Black Star

    Great video as always keep up the good work, just wanna know who r those who dislike videos like these?

  • Andres Velazquez
    Andres Velazquez

    Honestly, I feel monster hunter comes closer to how dinosaurs were in the past.

  • Mister_Whiskers

    'Wrong' & 'Right' Is The Same Fucking Thing ... If You Haven't Noticed The Trend, Yet!

  • Tomas Duarte
    Tomas Duarte

    Great video! I'd love to share it with my Spanish speaking friends, can you add Spanish subs please?

  • Vibhav Gupta
    Vibhav Gupta

    The animation truly enhances the story telling but beyond that the animation in this episode is just beautiful

  • eman ahmad
    eman ahmad

    The loutish keyboarding philosophically sprout because table cephalometrically question than a separate price. real, cheap farm

  • SinkLavamanos

    Mans really just went back in time for dinosaurs

  • Grom Fu
    Grom Fu

    What does Marcellus Wallace look like?

  • victorparent

    Simply beautiful. Thank you.

  • arebolar

    It is absurd to believe that we can preserve other species over billions of years. We won’t even be able to preserve ourselves!

  • TokyoGamer

    How do you explain crocodiles, that are truly living dinosaurs, as well as many other reptiles? They are not colorful, don't have feathers and look kinda "boring"... What I mean is that you cannot generalise and say dinosaurs were colorful and beautiful.

    • Thanan5k

      Is that an actual question? The evolutionary reason to why crocs are bland is so they cant be seen they are ambush predators after all

    • Hades


  • KMac599

    5:03 Lileep

  • Hollis Mallory
    Hollis Mallory

    Dinosaurs might’ve worn clothes

  • Ovie Israel
    Ovie Israel

    That's so gay.

  • KMS Graf Zeppelin
    KMS Graf Zeppelin

    And this is why we need to build a time machine but it’s practically impossible due to the amount of energy needed to power it

  • Riz N
    Riz N

    Watching this, I feel such a strong longing for those unknown Unknown

  • Jaim Diojtar
    Jaim Diojtar

    8:58 is that a dragon in the background?

  • Milan Kagu
    Milan Kagu


  • Cole Lin2019
    Cole Lin2019

    Hello can you list me all the prehistoric creatures in the videos please because Your amazing animation and creatures are amazing so if you see this please list it to me

  • KorAllRBare

    So at the museum all those teeth are just like my False teeth then..🤣😂😉

  • Charles Calvin
    Charles Calvin

    Since hair cannot be on fossils we never know if dinosaurs had hair.

  • OverlordGamingOG

    This gave me tears...😢 I love this video!

  • Ente

    SHEEEESH 2:24

  • Saint Jheosaiah
    Saint Jheosaiah

    So sad this is not available in the Philippines

  • ch0k1ngh4z4rd

    I love you, Kurzgesagt.

  • Fabio Ochoa
    Fabio Ochoa

    So Jurassic Park is fake? >:(

  • Eran Boodnero
    Eran Boodnero

    So...pokemon were real?

  • Sam Wilson
    Sam Wilson

    Great message, we need to protect the amazing diversity of animals we have on the planet right now

  • Steve Bourgeault
    Steve Bourgeault

    I’ll never see dinosaurs as I used to ever again

  • Mason Tom
    Mason Tom

    Your my 2 favorite youtuber

  • XeroooZ

    I love Dinosaur it's really cool to see them with feathers and bright colourful body

  • roy benthall
    roy benthall

    Yes, fiction can be fun. And for the feeble minded, I'm sure your child like cartoons are all the more they need to be convinced of a history, that is completely made up. Even the thumb is a total crock. No one knows for certain what dinosaurs looked like.

    • Hades

      it's not for certain but it's the closest thing we have

    • Raymond Christopher Tanto
      Raymond Christopher Tanto

      tf ?

  • tokn69

    Your content is awesome.

  • TheRandumbGuy

    Wait, what if the t Rex was actually a dragon, it kinda makes sense, the wings mightve been light weight cartilage so they could glide, it would also explain the short front arms

  • Ace

    The animation is amazing!

  • Ace

    Now why the hell did y’all make that mammoth visual so depressing 😭😭😭

  • Aunimations

    Why was this so relaxing?

  • Jack Snyder
    Jack Snyder

    Because I love you

  • Jack Snyder
    Jack Snyder

    On you

  • Jack Snyder
    Jack Snyder

    Now I fart for love

  • Jack Snyder
    Jack Snyder

    And now they fart for love

  • Jack Snyder
    Jack Snyder

    I thought dinos farted in your face for defense because I do it to

  • A D
    A D

    I love using imagination to know the past...

  • Tristan Pena
    Tristan Pena

    This is certainly dumb

    • Hades

      no this is factual



  • Jerry

    "Plus, there are even more things we don't know we don't know about"

  • Isaac Symons
    Isaac Symons

    plus, who says that dinosaurs need to be scaly or feathery? It seems that every recreation of dinosaurs needed to be one of the two, while most animals today have fur or hair, and it doesn't seem to add up

  • Pls Be Gentle
    Pls Be Gentle

    Hate to break to you, most reptiles are actually shaped as their heads, crocodiles are shaped as their heads are, "Snakes?" Their 2 Jaws close when only opening the mouth or closing, only seperates when about to eat

  • Aaron Marks
    Aaron Marks

    What an incredible video

  • Tanjiro Kamado
    Tanjiro Kamado

    Man this video is amazing Everything is perfectly put together

  • Arlene Narceda
    Arlene Narceda

    Your kinda correct cause some dinausaors have feathers

  • majungasaurusaaaa

    We have zero evidence of theropods playing around with mates. What we do have evidence of is vicious bite marks on their skulls and evidence of cannibalism.

  • caleb peil
    caleb peil

    Is it just me or did you say sheeeeesh too.

  • Emiliano Videgain
    Emiliano Videgain

    9:37 Boink Apparatus

  • pcmaclin

    I always enjoy a good bit of science fiction. 😁

    • pcmaclin

      @Hades Oh, ok, I assume then that you are well educated on this, maybe you could impart some of that knowledge and educate and enlighten me as to why this little cartoon is not science fiction.

    • Hades

      @pcmaclin me

    • pcmaclin

      @Hades It's not?? Really?? Says who?

    • Hades

      this is not science fiction

  • ImRetardd

    Ok but ankylosaurus is the coolest dinosaur Debatable

  • Johnny Strumb
    Johnny Strumb

    Nicely done losers

  • Jamie LaCourse
    Jamie LaCourse

    As a rat lover I find it immensely satisfying that we have tiny burrowing rodents to thank for our existence..........