Troy Hooper reports on the discovery of “the finest mastodon site in the world” in Colorado in 2010 in “Curtains close on scientifically significant Snowmass bone dig …’” (Real Aspen, July 10, 2011):
The fossil excavation at Ziegler Reservoir came to a close a couple of days ago, yielding an Ice Age ecosystem of 4,826 bones and evidence detailing 26 different vertebrae creatures that also include giant bison, Columbian mammoths, super-sized ground sloths, deer, a horse, camel, otter, muskrat, vole, mink or weasel, chipmunk, bat, rabbit, beaver, mouse, salamander, frogs, lizards, snake, fish and birds.
They are between 43 and 150,000 years old.
American mastodons outlived Eurasian mastodons by a few million years, making the Snowmass site especially valuable to scientists who say there is no other place like it at this altitude with such well-preserved remains.
One wishes for soft tissue from the excellently preserved remains, as in the recent Cretaceous find.
Presbyterian divine Kelly Allen has allowed us to know, via the current Texas school board hearings, that “Science is the skeletal remains of Australopithecus and the 99% shared DNA between chimps and humans.” If so, what would a 99% similarity between these ancient creatures and modern elephants tell us?
So, question: The long-exploded 99% similarity between human and chimp DNA tells us that humans and chimps are practically the same thing, despite he evidence. But any such similarity between elephant species widely separated in time and place shows … Of course! It shows why Darwinism must be taught with no questins asked in publicly funded schools.
Also: More “fossil rabbits in the Cambrian”?
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