This is not about dinosaurs #601

April 25, 2022

Most people know how the age of dinosaurs ended. An asteroid hit and all the dinosaurs died out. But it's never quite that simple. In her newest book, The Last Days of the Dinosaurs: An Asteroid, Extinction, and the Beginning of Our World, Riley Black describes what the immediate post-impact world looked like, and what it would become.


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Guest Bios

Riley Black

Riley Black is the author of The Last Days of the Dinosaurs and other fossiliferous books, and her byline has appeared in publications ranging from National Geographic to Slate. When not writing about old bones, she can often be found with museum crews in their search for new fossils around the Southwest.