Centuries or Just Decades?


Part 9



This is Ken Ham, co-author of the book on Noah’s Flood called A Flood of Evidence.


Yesterday we learned it doesn’t take long for life to recover after a catastrophe, even the eruption of a volcano. When Mount St. Helens erupted forty years ago, the animals that lived in the area were killed and buried under ash.

Researchers thought it would take a century … or more … for animals to recover.

But within just a decade, animals had returned—and were thriving.

The lack of both predators and diseases even caused biological changes. For example, elk started having twins … or even triplets!

This truth reminds us that, after Noah’s flood, animals could’ve quickly reestablished themselves after the ark landed.

It didn’t take centuries, just decades for life to thrive again.

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