Reflections on the Death of Toads and the Edenic Perfect Paradise

Ecology is the branch of biology that studies the interactions of organisms with each other and their environment.  The animals and plants around you are living in relationship with each other and the environment, including yourself. Around your home you may have considerable control over the environment – moisture, nutrients, lawn-mowing, week control, pest removal – and thus you are probably […]

NH Notes: A Four-legged Snake – Has the Edenic Serpent been Found?

An exquisitely preserved fossil snake has made its debut on the internet the last couple of days and it’s getting a lot of attention.  Why? Because it has four well-developed legs.  No snake fossil has ever been found with four legs. There are a few with two hind legs but none with front legs. The […]

Consider the Ostrich: Job 39 and Creation – Part II

Some passages of scripture contain fascinating natural history information about animals.  The book of Job, in particular, records many physical and behavioral traits of animals. One such animal described in Job is the ostrich.  The ostrich we know today is a strange bird. It is very large, its wings are not able to provide flight […]