Cretaceous–Tertiary extinction event
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Basic Information

The Cretaceous–Tertiary extinction event - also known as the KT extinction was a disaster that occurred 65 million years ago and wiped out the dinosaurs, as well as numerous other animals.

The exact cause of the event is unknown. While it is widely assumed that one or more meteor impacts played a role, other evidence hints that the extinction was a more gradual event.



Game and Story Use

  • Given the contradictory evidence for the event, maybe the ultimate cause was a massive reality quake.
    • Which might have wiped out a pre-human civilization of serpent men or sapient dinosaurs.
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