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Creation Museum touts new dino skeleton as proof of Biblical flood

The fossil evidence, they say, is proof that the dino was the victim of a catastrophic flood -- Noah's.
By Brooks Hays   |   May 23, 2014 at 5:28 PM   |   Comments

PETERSBURG, Ky., May 23 (UPI) -- The Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky is set to open an unusual new exhibit this weekend -- a dinosaur skeleton, named Ebenezer.

The Creation Museum -- like its name suggests -- is dedicated to Young Earth Creationism, and among another things, defending the word of God via alleged scientific evidence.

Ebenezer, the impeccably preserved skeleton of an Allosaurus, is to be unveiled on Monday, Memorial Day. Ebenezer's skull is one of the most pristine fossils ever collected. In addition to his neatly intact skull, ninety-seven percent of the rest of his bones were unearthed.

The dinosaur was discovered in northwest Colorado and donated to the museum. The remains date to roughly 150 million years, B.C.E.

Ebeneezer's curators say the intact and complete nature of his skeleton is proof that he died and was preserved quickly, all in one place. It's evidence, they say, that the dino was the victim of a catastrophic flood -- Noah's.

As museum founder Ken Ham -- the same Ken Ham who debated Bill Nye -- said: "For decades I've walked through many leading secular museums, like the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., and have seen their impressive dinosaur skeletons, but they were used for evolution."

"Now we have one of that class for our museum," Ham added.

Museum officials have invited so-called secular scientists to come examine the 30-foot long, 10-foot high Allosaurus skeleton, a species similar in appearance but slightly smaller than a T. Rex. The offer has yet to find any takers.

Topics: Bill Nye, T. Rex
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