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Does this dinosaur ‘graveyard’ reveal their final day on Earth? An expert explores the evidence

By Michael J. Benton, Professor of Vertebrate Palaeontology, University of Bristol
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Buried in the rocks in North Dakota lies evidence of the exact day the dinosaurs were obliterated from the planet, some 66 million years ago. That’s the claim of palaeontologist Robert DePalma and colleagues, whose work was captured by the BBC in its recent landmark documentary Dinosaurs: The Final Day with David Attenborough.

For the last ten years, DePalma has focused his work on a fossil rich site – which he has named “Tanis” – in…The Conversation

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