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The newfound fossil of a 155 million-year-old feathered dinosaur has led scientists to claim that Archaeopteryx, the species long held forth as the "oldest bird," is no bird at all.
Chinese researchers made the claim in Thursday's issue of the journal Nature, and an outside expert says the study "is likely to rock the paleontological community for years to come." Ohio University paleontologist Lawrence Witmer noted that the latest research, focusing on a fossil species dubbed Xiaotingia zhengi, comes 150 years after the discovery of Archaeopteryx, which marked a milestone in the study
Originally posted by The Old AmericanCreationists always fall back on the "the bible mentions dinosaurs in the leviathan and behemoth", then proudly saying "TA DA!" If there were dinosaurs 6000 years ago the bible would be rife with stories not of Elijah and the bears, but of Elijah and the velociraptors.
Neither side is willing to give in and say "I have no idea" because they're too busy saying, not "I am right!", but "You are wrong!"