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What Killed this GIGANTIC Mastodon and When?

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

The Lone Star Mastodon  is not just a big elephant, he’s actually a huge reminder of our not too distant past.  Estimated to be between 13-14ft at the shoulder, this behemoth took up a lot of space and ate a ton of food. A conventional elephant can put away 300 lbs of vegetation a day. Since Lone Star weighted upwards of 12 tons that’s 24,000 lbs., it means his daily intake must have been almost twice that.

Found in a Texas gravel bed in 2004. Only the head and lower jaw survived, the two massive tusks were missing. What means ended this huge animals life is the mystery we are attempting to unravel. 

From our “forensic eyeglasses”, we begin with establishing what incontrovertible evidences first that help us understand the circumstances of this pachyderms demise?

The Evidence:

#1  Buried in soil that later became a mineable source of gravel.

#2  Skull in a fossilized condition

Let’s explore what a gravel bed is first:
Gravel Bed – Wikipedia states: “Gravel is often produced by quarrying and crushing hard-wearing rocks, such as sandstone, limestone, or basalt.” 2 are sedimentary (water based) or and 1 is volcanic.

Fossilization – These 3 atop aforementioned types of rocks provide one of the perfect conditions for fossilization.

Therefore this beast was encased in silt or volcanic ash, under extreme pressure, trapping its remains so quickly that oxygen could not begin normal tissue process decay. Time passed and voila a fossil. 

Question?
But what knocks down a 16,000 lbs mammal and then encases it in dirt so fast, so complete that fossilization conditions can be met?  To me it’s hard to imagine our big tusked friend getting stuck in a watering hole, die and then somehow get covered in the manner required for fossilization to occur. It had to be fast and furious. Catastrophic.

Interpretation: Experts beliefs on cause of death and the age of the fossil.

Evolutionists claim that the last North American mastodon survived till approximately 8,000 B.C.  and was killed off due to hunting. That’s 10,000 years ago.

Creationists believe 2 events could have killed and fossilized Lone Star.
#1 – Caught in the worldwide flood 4,500 years ago.
#2 – After Noah’s flood subsided many lakes and dams holding back the post-flood residual waters, burst and sent a secondary wave of catastrophic water inland and buried many animals, fossilizing them.

Let’s sum this up:

Either way the time-line here is in question. Is it the evolutionists 10,000 years or the creationists 4,500 year age of the fossil?

Evolutionist's state every fossil is between 10,000 to 3.48 billion years old. 

Creationist’s believe most fossils are 4,500 years old resulting from a massive flood which caused the perfect conditions of rapid fossilization to occur.

Which then brings us back to the main question…
“How did our big buddy die? and when?”
Was it 10,000 years or 4,500 years ago?

Bomb Shell Evidence….in 2003, buried in a sand pit 50 ft away, from a fossilized Mammoth, in Clute Texas was found a wooden bowl, carbon dated at…4,200 years!  The significance of this apparently anomalous find challenges the Mammoth and or Mastodon extinctions of 10,000 years ago.

4,200 year old Bowl next to Mammoth vs. Scientists dating of Mammoth no earlier than 10,000 years ago.(This particular fossil WAS determined to be 38,000 Yeats old)  Which is it? Are the creationists correct in their 4,500 year dating?

To understand the further significance of this wooden artifact, go to our VIDEO which explains the Clute bowl in detail. Then ask yourself Apes, Aliens, or Adam?…You decide.

4,200 Year Old Wood Clute Bowl


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World Famous Cy Kitten Finds a New Home

Saturday, April 13th, 2019

When the world was first shocked

On December 2005 an API national news story splashed on the Internet and newspapers with a photo of a one-eyed cat affectionally named Cy. Short for cyclops because Cy was a baby kitten born with one centrally located eye. The world ’s reaction to the cute yet repulsive image was mixed with affection, amazement and  unbelief.  Many could not buy that the shocking photo was real. “Photo-shop” they claimed!

The Lost World Museum realized the poor kitty would allow our 1 year old web site on the Internet  to piggy back the international recognition she had received but more importantly the cute one-eye mutant would exemplify a major talking point in the evolution vs. creation debate…Mutations.

Creation vs. Evolution debate

Cy was a product of genetic mutation.  Evolution’s main tenant of belief is that “Positive mutations” are vital to morph a rodent to a monkey to a human.

What we countered or rather what Cy said was, a mutation is either negative or at best neutral never “positive”. Mutations usually kill organisms or reduce any kind of positive forward momentum in the evolutionary. That there are not any examples of  “positive” mutations casts doubt that RNA  3 billion years could morph that RNA to us humans today.

2019 Cy Moves to a New Home

Joe Caltabiano from Oddities Bizarre contacted us through eBay and was very enthusiastic in becoming  Cy’s new owner. We decided to let Cy go to Joe and I’ll tell you why.  When we first launched the Lost World Museum with Cy, the media branded us as an oddity museum. This is far from our mission. And Cy, even though she fits so well with our evolutionary mutation discussion and mission had one problem. To see this specimen floating in her alcohol bottle environment, people found her as an oddity more so than the spokes kitten for creationism.

It was a tough decision, but Cy marched on to a better home with a new context with Joe Caltabiano as the new owner. To learn more about Cy.  First visit Joe’s web site at www.odditiesbizarre.com and read his cool story of the Cy-clops kitten by Clicking Here

Also visit our Lost World Store. Cy still has an amazing story to tell. On the back of this 3-part photo card set, Cy goes into detail about her short life, the media reaction plus she challenges the evolutionary position of “positive” mutations as a building block for evolution’s amoeba to man hypothesis.

We wish Joe Caltabiano at Oddities Bizarre all the best…and fair well Cy.

Science Shortchanges Intelligent Design

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Science, Intelligent Design and Self Imposed Limitations

Kansas State University immunologist Scott Todd said, “Even if all the facts point to an intelligent designer, such a hypothesis is excluded from science because it is not naturalistic.” Todd S.C., correspondence to Nature 401(6752):423, 30 Sept. 1999.

The question that comes to my mind is, shouldn’t Science be the search for any true explanation? Why does it HAVE to exclude an intelligent designer? Aren’t we supposed to follow the evidence where it leads? Just because we don’t like where it’s leading, does that give us the right to reject a theory that fits the facts well? Something seems awful fishy here. Do I smell human bias? Doesn’t this seem to contradict how science theoretically should operate?

Does a scientist think up a hypothesis out of the blue and then search for facts innocently, unbiasedly, with no pre-conception based on the love of the truth?   Or…does an evolutionist begin with a certain bias, trying to keep his/her grant funding and then look for evidences to support those biases in the form of “facts” to fit a certain agenda?

Ask yourself honestly.  Is there any reason why science shouldn’t be capable of leading us to the best explanation…whatever that may be?  I say again…Whatever it may be? 

Are Creationists are “Idiots”?

Monday, November 19th, 2007

Origins “Hot Potato” and Creationists are “Idiots”

One very interesting thing to notice in the origins issue is the tremendous volatility of this topic. The very existence of such hostility indicates what???  I will leave it you to postulate why it is that everyone is so unwilling to let the other side think the way they do.  But does one side seem to have more of a need to suppress the other? Is one side hotter under the collar than the other? And if so why?

Why can’t this issue be comparable to: “What kind of ice cream do you like? I like chocolate. Oh, I prefer strawberry.” Why is it that when I Google “Creationists are Idiots“ that the’re no lack for responses. But when I google “Evolutionists are idiots“…nothing?

By NO means am I saying that there are not hotheaded creationists.  I have seen at least one for myself and it’s never pretty when someone belittles another.   But from even a cursory examination, there seems a weighted tendency here.

One such website says, “But creationism is for idiots, a pathetic, blinkered, morally and intellectually bankrupt substitution for thought, one that presents a sad, limited view of the universe.”

Another more polite website says, “Despite massive scientific corroboration for evolution, roughly half of all Americans believe that God created humans within the last 10,000 years.  This widespread refusal to accept evolution can drive some academics into a fury. I’ve heard biologists call anti-evolutionists “idiots,” “lunatics”…. and worse. But the question remains: How do we explain the mass public’s stubborn resistance to Darwinism?”

This is not an article to tell you how or what to think why there is such volatility within this topic. I simply want you to look for it next time you enter or observe a “debate” between the philosophies.  And ask yourself, no matter what your belief, “Why does what the other person says, matter so much to me?”