Extinct Animals

Extinct Crocodile Kinds

The largest-known open-ocean crocodile was more than 20 feet (6 m) long and had a head the size of T. rex. Larger than modern saltwater crocodiles and even great white sharks, Plesiosuchus had flippers and a fish-like tail for swimming in the open ocean. We can only guess about the appearance of the teeth and jaws of the original created crocodile kinds.

So Many Mammoth Fossils

Varieties of fossilized mastodons, mammoths, and other elephants are widely distributed across North America and around the world. Fossilization in globe-encircling sediments laid down by water point to the catastrophe of Noah’s Flood. But—praise God—life’s deliverance from judgment encourages faith in the redeeming work of Jesus Christ!

Giant Fossil Bugs

The fossil record contains super-size versions of a number of creatures, including insects such as the giant dragonfly. Since no seagull-sized dragonflies fly the skies today, many wonder why they grew so large. The idea that gigantic varieties of creatures were stressed out of existence by climate changes in the wake of the global Flood is a biblically consistent explanation.

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