Where did most of the dinosaur fossils come from?
The only people spared were Noah’s family. According to God’s instructions, Noah built a great barge-shaped boat to be used to refill the Earth.
God protected this precious ship and its passengers throughout the disaster which lasted over a year.
When the destruction was finished, peace slowly began to return to the Earth. Eventually, the waters dropped to a level safe enough for Noah and his family to leave the Ark on dry ground (Genesis 8:13-14).
Such a great event would surely have left evidence to be found today. For instance, one would expect to find billions of dead creatures buried by water in mud and sand (now hardened to rock). And that is exactly what scientists do find around the world.
Thousand of dinosaurs bones can be found where they were washed together by violent flood waters and buried under mud, sand and rock. Many of the animals were torn apart and their bones broken and jumbled-up. The muds and sands hardened like concrete to form the great layers of fossil rocks we find today.
Quick flood burial would be the only way that so many dinosaurs and other things could have become fossilized in the way scientists have found them. Animals and plants will fossilize only if they are buried quickly and deeply—before predators, decay and weather destroy them.
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