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There is no question that dinosaurs existed.

You’re right that we don’t specifically talk about dinosaurs in that book, but here’s our take on it. There is no question that dinosaurs existed. The question is how they fit into the biblical story of creation. Young-earth creationists usually argue that the big amphibious creatures (the Bible term “leviathan” may describe these animals) were created on Day Five, and the dinosaurs themselves were created on Day Six–the same day as Adam and Eve. Under this view, the dinosaurs were probably wiped out by the Great Flood, which would have changed the earth’s climate radically enough to prevent them from surviving.

Old-earth creationists would support the view that dinosaurs existed long before Adam and Eve were created, and were probably extinct by that time.

Both young-earth and old-earth creationists date the creation of Adam and Eve at approximately the same time–10,000 to 25,000 years ago. Interestingly, many modern anthropologists agree with this timetable for the appearance of man as we now know him. A number of them also locate that appearance in the Middle East, close to the traditional location of the Garden of Eden.

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How about this scenario? We know the Bible isn't written in chronological order. Dinosaurs did exhist as we know. They were here before Adam and Eve. There is said to be a gap between Genesis 1:1 and Genesis 1:2. I believe when God kicked Lucifer(satan) and a third of the angels out of heaven. He hit the earth with such force that it caused the said, "ice age". Satan was already upon earth roaming as a serpent. In Genesis 1:2 it says the earth was empty. then when you get to Genesis 1:9 God says to Adam to replenish. That word is the key because in the Hebrew it means-to fill again.

So, if you are filling again. One must conclude that there was something here before.