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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Stromatolites — Living Fossil Testimony of the Genesis Flood

Darwinists consider stromatolites evidence of the oldest life on Earth, and fossils have been found in some rocks that are dated billions of years old according to deep time conjectures. They were considered extinct until some were found alive and well, and are considered by some to be living fossils. Like many scientific discoveries, they were overlooked for a mighty long time because of evolutionary preconceptions: scientists didn't look because they assumed that stromatolites were extinct. (Don't let evolutionary thinking ruin your mind, kids.) Interestingly, stromatolites seem to need special water conditions to survive, but are still found in diverse areas.

Stromatolites give tesimony of the Genesis Flood
Shark Bay stromatolites image credit: NASA / Mark Boyle
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Reminiscent of corals, stromatolites are the assemblages of single-celled, DNA-less microbes known as cyanobacteria. Like annoying house guests, they get together and stay put. Eventually, mats are built. During the Genesis Flood, some of these became fossilized. Secular scientists have evidence-free guesses as to why stromatolites faded away until few are remaining, but creationary scientists have a much more satisfying explanation.
Scientists believed stromatolites were extinct—until they found them living in Shark Bay, Australia, in 1956. Living stromatolites just keep popping up in newer and more diverse environments. The latest research has identified them even living on land.

Living stromatolites have been found in highly saline marine environments in the Bahamas and in atolls in the Central Pacific. Stromatolites have even been found in freshwater lakes and streams in Spain, Canada, Germany, France, Australia, and Japan. Although these are freshwater bodies, they all have an unusual water chemistry, allowing the stromatolites to thrive in both saltwater and freshwater environments.
To read the rest, click on "Stromatolites by Land and by Sea".
 

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