Meteorite Survivors

A series of short videos looking at how different plant and animal species survived and adapted in the wake of the catastrophic meteorite impact on Earth 65 million years ago.

There are 12 videos in this series.

5 mins Impact
A look at how the animal kingdom was affected when a vast meteorite crashed into the Earth 65 million years ago.
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5 mins Crocodiles
How crocodiles successfully adapted to new conditions in the wake of a massive meteorite impact on Earth 65 million years ago.
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5 mins Insects
A look at the biology and abilities which enabled insects to survive the catastrophic meteorite impact 65 million years ago which killed the dinosaurs.
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5 mins Fish
A look at how underwater species managed to survive the catastrophic meteorite strike which killed the dinosaurs 65 million years ago.
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5 mins Reptiles
The evolutionary adaptability of reptiles is examined in this short video which looks at how they survived the meteorite impact which killed the dinosaurs.
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5 mins Plants
A look at the adaptation skills which enabled many plant species survive the meteorite strike which killed the dinosaurs 65 million years ago.
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5 mins Sharks
How sharp senses and physical flexibility helped sharks survive a devastating meteorite crash 65 million years ago.
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5 mins Birds
A look at the physical features which enabled bird species to survive a devastating meteorite impact 65 million years ago.
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5 mins Amphibians
A look at the environment and adaptability which enabled amphibians to survive a devastating meteroite crash 65 million years ago.
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5 mins Mammals
How biology and behaviour helped mammals survive the meteorite crash that led to the dinosaurs being wiped out.
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5 mins Coral
A look at the adaptations which let seemingly fragile coral survive the meteorite crash that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs.
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5 mins Turtles and Tortoises
How turtles and tortoises managed to survive the meteorite crash that led to the extinction of the dinosaurs.
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