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News Release 06-150

More Than a Meteor Likely Killed Dinosaurs 65 Million Years Ago

Growing evidence shows a series of natural events caused extinction

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Geologists drilling in the Brazos River region of Texas found new evidence for dinosaur extinction.

Geologists drilling in the Brazos River region of Texas have found new evidence for what killed the dinosaurs 65 million years ago.

Credit: Gerta Keller


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Geologist Gerta Keller looks at sediment samples along the Brazos River in Texas.

Geologist Gerta Keller looks at sediment samples along the Brazos River in Texas.

Credit: Gerta Keller


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