Dinosaurs lived on Earth millions of years ago. It is believed that the tragedy that occurred when a destructive asteroid hit the Earth, ended the existence of dinosaurs. Now scientists have got a big success. They’ve got dinosaur legs. Surprisingly, it is still largely preserved. Scientists believe this is the first fossil associated with a catastrophic asteroid event. This fossil has been discovered at the Tanis fossil site in North Dakota, USA. The skin of the foot is still attached to it. Scientists hope that this fossil can shed light on the real event that happened with the dinosaurs 66 million years ago. It may be known what really happened when a giant asteroid hit the earth and it wiped out the dinosaurs.
Archaeologists have been able to find evidence for a few years before the asteroid impact. Although they believe that the day the asteroid collided with the earth, the dinosaurs were killed on the same day. The latest discovery may give them more information about this.
BBC has said It is said that he has spent three years at the Tanis Fossil Site. The sequences shot for this will be aired later this month. The existence of Tanis, the claims made for it were first reported in the New Yorker magazine in the year 2019 published Had happened. The team excavating the site has assured that more will be revealed when the fossils are extracted and prepared.
The 12-kilometer-wide asteroid that is believed to have fallen is currently in the Gulf of Mexico and is about 3,000 km from Tanis. Why the fossils in Tanis are so well preserved is a mystery. However, it should not be forgotten that the impact of the devastation caused by the asteroid was far and wide.
Manchester University PhD student Robert DePalma, who is leading the excavations in Tanis, has said that he has a lot of information about this site, which tells him what happened then.