Some scientists believe the supposed “proto-feathers” are really just collagen fibers


on October 1, 2007
Featured in Answers Magazine

Proteins found in a remarkably preserved T. rex fossil have been reported as evidence that dinosaurs evolved into birds. Biochemist David DeWitt examined the similarity between the T. rex and the chicken, and rebutted the reports.1 In addition, creationists observe two other lessons from these finds.


First, the survival of such proteins provides wonderful evidence that dinosaurs died recently, not 65 million years ago.

More importantly, the Bible clearly states that birds were created before the dinosaurs.

Answers Magazine

October – December 2007




Get the latest answers emailed to you.

I agree to the current Privacy Policy.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA, and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Answers in Genesis is an apologetics ministry, dedicated to helping Christians defend their faith and proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ.

Learn more

  • Customer Service 800.778.3390