Lazarus Taxon

Living Fossils

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This is Ken Ham, a publisher of the award-winning family magazine called Answers.


The so-called “Lazarus group” are creatures that disappear in the fossil record only to reappear later. “Laotian rock rats” were thought to have gone extinct 11 million years ago but were discovered at a meat market. Coelacanth fish were thought to have gone extinct 65 million years ago until they were rediscovered.

If something vanishes from the fossil record, evolutionists assume it went extinct. But the Lazarus group call this timeline into question by proving it isn’t accurate.

So how can we explain this from a biblical perspective?

Well, the Bible provides a simpler explanation. Creatures were buried during the global Flood. It is not surprising if we find fossil creatures alive and well today.

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