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Snake once never crawled ?

  1. Sep 7, 2003 #1

    Before the curse, did snake crawl on the earth as now? Could snake have legs before that? And its legs were taken away after the curse?
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  3. Sep 7, 2003 #2
    Did it say Serpent, or Snake?
  4. Sep 7, 2003 #3


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    Actually, this is one part of the bible that isn't so bad, scientifically speaking. It is vey likely that snakes evolved from some legged lizard - as shown by studies of snake bone structure, and the discovery of some snakes/lizards with degenerated limbs.

    Not quite so sure about the "cursed" and "eat dust" bit though...:wink:
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