This study evaluates patterns in the global spread of land animals after their release from the Ark, and shows that: 1) most families have a heterogeneous biogeographic distribution; 2) causes for this include sweepstakes routes caused by the Ice Age and selective anthropogenic introductions. The distribution of problematic groups (e.g. Australian marsupials) appears to be explicable in a Creationist context.


Creationism, biogeographic distribution, land, vertebrates, flood


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