The Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky, is set to unveil the skeleton of an Allosaurus fragilis — one that supposedly proves the biblical account of creation.
Dubbed Ebenezer, the skeleton is set to be unveiled this coming Memorial Day. Measuring 30-feet long, standing nearly 10-feet high, and slightly resembling a smaller version of a T. rex, the museum claims it's one of the best-preserved Allosaurus skulls ever found.
"[T]he dinosaur named Ebenezer will find its permanent home here at the Creation Museum as a testament to the truths found in God's Word, and not be used to indoctrinate our kids with belief in evolution!", reads the copy on the museum's website.
Answers in Genesis "geologist" Andrew Snelling claims that the skeleton "stands out for a few major reasons. It was found with its bones arranged in their correct anatomical positions relative to each other, rather than in a scattered assortment of bones as is often the case."
All its neck and tail vertebrae, and 97% of the skull were found, claims Snelling.
The nature of the preserved skeleton, he contends, is proof of a rapid burial, which he interprets as confirmation of a global catastrophic flood a few thousand years ago.
Ken Ham, president of the Creation Museum, had this to say:
[Ebenezer] fulfills a dream I've had for quite some time. For decades I've walked through many leading secular museums, like the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., and have seen their impressive dinosaur skeletons, but they were used for evolution. Now we have one of that class for our museum."
He added that:
While evolutionists use dinosaurs more than anything to promote their worldview, especially to young students, our museum uses dinosaurs to help tell the account of history according to the Bible. This remarkable allosaur is a great addition to our dinosaur exhibits.
The skeleton was donated by the Peroutka Foundation, a contribution it hopes will be a "testimony to the creative power of God and also lends evidence to the truth of a worldwide catastrophic flooding of the earth about 4,500 years ago as described in the Bible."
Image: Creation Museum.