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Survivors: Nature's Indestructible Creatures - Series 1
Episode 2 - Fugitive from the Fire

Aired - 31 January 2012

Episode summary:

In episode two, Fortey focuses on the 'KT boundary'. 65 million years ago, a 10 km diameter asteroid collided with the Earth and saw the end of the long reign of the dinosaurs. He investigates the lucky breaks and evolutionary adaptations that allowed some species to survive the disastrous end of the Cretaceous Age when these giants did not.

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