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Why dinosaur didnt live in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is one of the younger countries than countries in the Indian subcontinents.

The Reason Why dinosaur Didnt Live in Bangladesh

Why dinosaur didnt live in Bangladesh

The oldest sediments of Bangladesh are Pleistocene 18 hundred thousand years.

Whereas India has much older sediments there and is more than 25 million years old. The age of the rocks of the country is a major factor in finding the answer to this question. Because the age of dinosaurs is 6.6 million years. The dinosaur lived 6.6 million years ago in India.


Dinosaurs were wiped out by the asteroid impact 6.6 million years ago from the Indian continent.


After that, there was no dinosaur in this world. Bangladesh is formed by the river-transported sediments piling up. All the alluvial sediments were transported by the Ganges river system to the Bay of Bengal and formed the deltaic country named Bangladesh.

This forming process is relatively young. Because of the Himalayan mountains the Ganges River system was initiated. To know the details history of the delta formation we have to know the formation of the Himalayas. The Himalayan mountains were not there before 6.6 million.


Why did Dinosaur go Extinct and get the answer of Why dinosaur didnt live in Bangladesh ?


The Indian continent detached from the Australian continent at 6.6 million years ago. And colliding with the Eurasian plate forming the Himalayan mountains. Before the formation of the Himalayas, this place was a sea, called Tethys sea. This sea disappeared and formed the Himalayan mountains. Much later this delta formation process initiated which is now Bangladesh.

From the above tectonic history, we know that Bangladesh has no history of occupying land suitable for the dinosaurs.

Hence, Bangladesh has no dinosaur fossils ever. Before the formation of Bangladesh, all the dinosaurs were already extinct from this world.

Moreover, while dinosaurs did roam the Earth millions of years ago, they were not present in Bangladesh specifically, or anywhere in South Asia for that matter. Here’s why:

Timeframe Mismatch:

  • Dinosaurs existed between roughly 243 million and 66 million years ago, during the Mesozoic Era (Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods).
  • Bangladesh, along with the Indian subcontinent, was part of the supercontinent Gondwana during this time. This landmass was located near the South Pole, experiencing a cold and harsh climate unsuitable for the majority of dinosaurs who thrived in warmer regions closer to the equator.

Continental Drift:

  • Around 180 million years ago, Gondwana began to break apart, and the Indian subcontinent gradually drifted northward.
  • This movement continued throughout the dinosaur era, keeping the region far from the ideal habitat and evolutionary path of dinosaurs.

Fossil Evidence:

  • While dinosaur fossils have been found in India and Pakistan, none have been discovered in Bangladesh. This further supports the idea that dinosaurs were not present in the region.

Alternative Life Forms:

  • Although dinosaurs were absent, the Mesozoic Era in South Asia was not devoid of life. Fossils of marine reptiles, amphibians, and early mammals have been found, suggesting a diverse ecosystem adapted to the region’s specific conditions.

In Bangladesh, there were such ages of rock so far we find which might the evidence of the dinosaurs. The Geological Society of Bangladesh did not find any evidence. We hope in the future there might be rocks or fossils in the northern part of Bangladesh to get dinosaur fossils. Because, neighboring district of Bangladesh in Meghalaya there is a lot of evidence of dinosaurs. We are optimistic. maybe a closer district may have any dinosaur fossils?

Let’s find out shortly. 

Why dinosaur didnt live in Bangladesh, this is a recent question because Bangladesh was an impoverished country hence this country was focused on poverty only. Now the country is developing so we can get the real answer “Why dinosaur didnt live in Bangladesh”.