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Are many dinosaur fossils found at the K-T line?

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Short answer: no. The long answer is more complicated. There are no dinosaur fossils found on the K/T boundary. That tiny layer of clay, found world-wide, not only contains no dinosaur fossils but no fossils to speak of. read more

There are no dinosaur fossils found on the K/T boundary. That tiny layer of clay, found world-wide, not only contains no dinosaur fossils but no fossils to speak of. The layers above and below that clay boundary do contain fossils, both land and marine. read more

In the later cases, literally billions of dinosaur bones have been found. As scientists study them, they have named over 800 dinosaur species. However, many of these names were based on fragmentary or dubious material, or could be parts of other dinosaurs, so that many paleontologists believe the valid number of species is less than half of that. read more

The debate whether dinosaurs went extinct due to a large space rock that struck the Earth over 65 million years ago may have been answered with the discovery of a distinctive brow horn from a Ceratopsian dinosaur just 13 centimeters below the K-T boundary. read more

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