The Following Questions come from an article at Answers in Genesis, while the answers come from an article at the National Center for Science Education. Farrand (1961) has investigated claims like these, and laid many of the exaggerations to rest.
How could the animals have endured the extremely cold winters? In particular, he proves that these animals were arctic animals, and he proves that the Berezovka mammoth was really rather putrified.
) of the White Mountains of Eastern California, were dated in 1957 by counting tree rings at 4,723 years old.
This would mean they pre-dated the Flood which occurred around 4,350 years ago, taking a straightforward approach to Biblical chronology.
They cannot be used to discredit the Bible's timescale for earth's history.
It’s important to remember that we have limited data, and new discoveries have often overturned previous ‘hard facts’.I then examine the views of one Young Earth creationist group, Answers in Genesis through examination of their websites.This organization rejects modern scientific theories on cosmology, geology, linguistics, palaeontology and evolutionary biology and accepts a worldview which sees the universe, the Earth and life originating about 6,000 years ago.Ice age cave artists painted pictures of mammoths in their caves, a fact that should settle once and for all that the mammoths were arctic creatures.Most puzzling of all is how did the mammoths and their companions die en masse and how could they have become encased in the permafrost?