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D621:  Carnivorous teeth developed after the animals were created


Edited by Greg Neyman


Argument:  Carnivorous teeth developed within several hundred years after the Garden of Eden.  It is a direct result of God's curse upon creation in Genesis 3.  The information was present in the DNA of the animals, but they were "latent" until after the fall


Source:   John D. Morris, Back to Genesis, #100, page d




  1. If God created every creature perfect, then the lion, T-rex, and others would have molars, perfectly adapted for plants.  Yes, carnivorous teeth can be used for eating plants, but this is rare, and it is not the most efficient design

  2. If this were true, then we should find fossils of lions, T-rex's, and other carnivores with molar teeth.  None have ever been found

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