Preserved Megalapteryx (moa) foot, Natural History Museum.

The Frightening Discovery of the Mount Owen Claw

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Featured image:  Preserved Megalapteryx (moa) foot, Natural History Museum. (Wikimedia Commons)

The article ‘ The Frightening Discovery of the Mount Owen Claw ’ was originally published The Epoch Times and has been republished with permission.


The claw in the picture looks REALLY fake. The scales look molded-on and the little holes look like latex or something. Why would the claws themselves have those little rot-holes? Too hard. Claws are of a material that wouldn't get little pinholes from sitting in the dirt.

Is that your new science "looks fake"?
Carbon date of 3300 years is credible not the millions of nonsense years.

Carbon dating is erroneous and completely misleading. It's the reason why scientists believe most of the hoaxes they unconsciously perpetrate. Carbon dating determines that coal has to be millions of years in the making, while failing to explain why objects of relatively recent manufacture are found in the mines.

I wish that carbon dating could be done away with. Perhaps then, scientists would have to think instead of trusting an unproven method for speculation and false analysis.

I think you are a bit confused, they don't use carbon dating for things in the millions of years. And besides its not like science just uses one method, AMS for example. For older samples they use other methods. Science uses a combination of methods for a accurate time frame.
Or we can use your suggestion and just think and not waste our time with pesky evidence, "I think there for it is" would be far better.

Defiant, If you'd read up on the subject of rot & the conditions it happens under, you'd understand that even in a ' cave that might have a dry & cool breeze blowing through it' , that there is some dessication of the softer tissues, but there'll always be some bacterial activity that will seek the easiest way out, & that'd be through the same, soft tissues; hence 'the little holes'. 'Looks Fake' ? Haven't you ever found a dead rodent, or even a lizard somewhere, as in the crawl space under a house & observed the dried body, some hair missing, & little holes? Maybe study the documentation on the Iceman's body found in the Alps a few years ago. Even in the severe cold, there was dessication, little holes here & there, & other signs of rot, or decomposition. Besides, I didn't get into this site to check on 'Fakes'. One can always double check a story by back tracking for another story with more, or less facts. Don't be so 'Defiant', look for info elsewhere, if the stuff at hand doesn't suit ya, it's out there (somewhere!) on this darned gadget!


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