It seems that there is one aspect of the fossil record that I never see discussed or addressed by creationists. If our lying eyes are to be believed, fossils do not appear randomly in the earth, but are restricted in many cases, only to certain intervals. For example, I recently saw some beautiful fossils of something called Ammonites. Apparently these creatures are no longer living, but died out many millions of years ago. If I remember correctly, the same thing is true of trilobites. I believe they lived only at a very early time period. In fact, there are many species that lived only for a time and are extinct, and if they were all living on the earth at once, it seems impossible to imagine that they could successfully live because of the very great competition that would result. Can you imagine all the hundreds of species of dinosaurs trying to live alongside the present species of mammals? I think someone conducted a feasilibility study of Noah's ark and found that by trying very hard all current species could fit into it. But if all the extinct species were added, I doubt very much if an ark could hold them all, since it would greatly increase the number. My impression is that the total number of species that once lived on the earth far exceeds the number of species that are present now. It seems to me that this strongly supports evolution, rather than creation. And there is the additional factor that human fossils are severely restricted to only the last brief interval of earth's history. The finding of human fossils mixed with dinosaur fossils would at once falsify evolution. If creationism is a vibrant and dynamic science, why aren't creationists funding expeditions to look for this very thing? Why are creationists not doing anything, if they truly believe in their ideas? As far as I can see, there is essentially no research going on, in regard to disputing the main stream account of human evolution. If creationists have a credible story to tell, why is there so little activity on their part, in a scientific sense?