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What they tell you on TV and in biology class about birds outlasting the dinosaurs has paltry little evidence.To learn what it goes like as well as some other interesting details, click on "Dino Extinction Story Is a Fable, Paleontologist Says".
Stephen Brusatte [U of Edinburgh] knows a few things about dinosaur fossils. He also knows what he doesn’t know — what no paleontologist knows. The usual story of dinosaur extinction, summarized in his piece in Current Biology, “How Some Birds Survived When All Other Dinosaurs Died,” goes like this: