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I recently came across the young earth theory (the theory that earth is 10.000 years old and dinosaurs coexisted with humans and traveled with Noah and his ark) and of course i thought it was unfeasible but one common argument they keep having is why are we finding soft tissues, proteins and other biochemicals in fossils like triceratops, t-rex and other dinosaur bones of course that doesn't mean DNA BUT they shouldn't have been preserved because such biochemicals don't get preserved after so much time. Another one is that some old fossils are still close to the surface when they should be bu
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From the album: Dinosaurs & flying reptilesFragment of a triceratops frill. Blood vessel channels and holes easily visible. Sadly this is an early fossil of mine, and until fairly recently I did not record any information, I just kept if it was sent along with the fossil.
http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/ancient-monkey-blood-found-fossilized-in-amber/ For the first time, fossilized mammal blood, probably from a 20 to 30 million-year-old monkey, has been found in amber. Ok, it's not quite Jurassic Park, but OligocenePark would probably be safer. In the meantime, we're learning about the evolution of parasites, and maybe something about primate development as well. Emeritus Professor George Poinar, who proposed the idea of resurrecting extinct creatures from DNA in amber, has produced some astonishing discoveries lately, including ins