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On the teeth of lions and bears

In his recent debate with Bill Nye (“the science guy”), Ken Ham (Creation Museum, Answers In Genesis) made some real bloopers but this is the one that most sticks in my mind.

In response to Ham’s assertion that, before the flood, all animals were vegetarians, Nye remarked that a lion’s big, sharp teeth don’t appear to be very good for eating broccoli.  Ham’s response was to point out that bears also have big, sharp teeth and they’re mostly vegetarians, implying that the teeth don’t tell us much about what the critters eat.

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