The Pig Tooth That Spurred A Century Of Debate About Evolution

In 1922, papers around the world trumpeted the discovery of the oldest human fossil ever yet discovered — “Nebraska Man.” If you haven’t heard about it, it’s because you don’t hang out on creationist websites.

Source: The Pig Tooth That Spurred A Century Of Debate About Evolution

The endurance of Nebraska Man in Creationist mythology is at once unsettling and encouraging. Unsettling somebody misidentified pig teeth one time (don’t mention the correction), so all paleontologists must be wrong about everything. Encouraging because things like this are literally all they have.