As more and more is gradually learned about our earth over time, most scientists today feel that “ice ages” are a natural part of earth’s “rhythm”, if you will, and have been from the beginning.
So big that it touched north America
some of it freezes
It is not known exactly how many ice ages Earth has experienced, but a reasonable estimate would be at least 20 known events and probably many more.
all, to some extent or other.
The same thing that caused the predictions of catastrophe due to acid rain in the 80’s, the hole in the ozone layer in the 90’s’ and what’s causing the predictions of catastrophe caused by ‘man-made’ global warming now: It’s newsworthy, READ MORE
An ice sheet started to grow in the Antarctic about 20 million years ago mainly due to its position. The current ice age started about 2.58 million years ago and, while it would have affected changes in Antarctica, it did READ MORE
Only those who are very religious believe in a flood because the only “evidence” for a world wide flood is in religious books and not in any reputable publications. As for a “flood” causing an ice age, again there is READ MORE
The oldest penguin fossils date at about 62 million years or just after the Cretaceous/Tertiary extinction event. Waimanu manneringi was found in New Zealand and was already flightless at this time. A slightly more recent penguin from 42 million years READ MORE