Scientists find fossil of dinosaur ‘killed on day of asteroid strike’

mosaix

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After 65 million years this is pretty startling.


Scientists believe they have been given an extraordinary view of the last day of the dinosaurs after they discovered the fossil of an animal they believe died that day.

The perfectly preserved leg, which even includes remnants of the animal’s skin, can be accurately dated to the time the asteroid that brought about the dinosaurs’ extinction struck Earth 66m years ago, experts say, because of the presence of debris from the impact, which rained down only in its immediate aftermath.
 

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Good to see his leg was so well-preserved - I assume the rest of him is squashed under an enormous boulder.
 

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