Living Fossils

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Part 4



This is Ken Ham, author of the book on compromise in the church, In Six Days.


In 1938. a fisherman pulled up an odd-looking fish. It was a coelacanth, a fish that secular scientists thought went extinct 70 million years ago.

Then in 1994, a park officer accidently found a Wollemi pine tree in Australia. Now, these pine trees were thought to have gone extinct 200 million years ago.

What do “living fossils” like these tell us? Well, if evolution and millions of years are true, then surely the coelacanth or the Wollemi pine would have evolved . . . or gone extinct . . . over tens of millions of years. Yet we still find them today, virtually unchanged.

This certainly fits with the biblical concept of created kinds not evolutionary ideas.

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