Alternative Paleontology

Jurrasic Soft Tissue

By Stephen E. Robbins, Ph.D.

Who knew? How could we have known that dinosaurs were such saintly beings? St. Bernadette, St. Silvan, stand aside (see “The Mysterious Gifts of the Saints” AR #124). The Church of Orthodox Science has declared the bodies of the clearly holy dinosaurs to be, well, incorrupt. Well, almost, but hey, 199.5 million years of preservation for even a saint’s body isn’t all that bad. Pilgrimages are being organized. As the canonizations proceed, an amazing sleight of hand is also whisking before our eyes. Three years…

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The Beasts of Beringia

By William B. Stoecker

Looking at a map of the world, we seem to see seven separate continents: Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Africa, Australia, and Antarctica. On closer examination, however, we see that Asia and Europe form one super-continent and are joined with Africa by the Sinai Peninsula. North America and South America are connected by Central America and the Isthmus of Panama. Australia is separated by a relatively narrow channel of deep ocean from the Malay Peninsula and the archipelago of islands comprising Indonesia that stretches…

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