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Do We Have a Leftover Tail?

Proof of Evolution on Your Body?

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Part 4



This is Ken Ham, president of the newly opened Ark Encounter attraction.


It is popular to consider the tailbone as a leftover from our supposed evolutionary past.

See, early in the womb, unborn babies have what appears to be a “tail.” But this so-called “tail” develops into the “tailbone” or “coccyx.”

Now, the coccyx is a very important part of our body! Without it, we can’t sit, stand, or lie down! In fact, here is an experiment, but don’t try it: fall down and land hard on your tailbone. Still think it is useless? No!

The muscles of the pelvis attach to this bone. It forms a sling to keep our pelvic organs in the right places. Without this bone, we couldn’t have an upright lifestyle.

We have been amazingly designed by our Creator. There is nothing leftover about our body.

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Ken Ham is the CEO and founder of Answers in Genesis-US, the highly acclaimed Creation Museum, and the world-renowned Ark Encounter. Ken Ham is one of the most in-demand Christian speakers in North America.

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