Another confirmation of the essential truth of Noah's flood and the effect it had on biodiversity is the distribution of freshwater fish and aquatic animal communities.
An interesting question that scientists used to ponder but now generally ignore was, "Why are the oceans salty?"
The original sin is the reason why God cursed the Earth, but it isn't the reason for why the creation is in a fallen state. This is something that a lot of people haven't grasped. How can the two things be different?
Jesus crucifixion didn't remove original sin, it gave us a way to be free from the consequences of it.
Does Satan have limbs? If Satan was in the garden of Eden, and the serpent was cursed to be limbless, what does the Bible say about Satan's limbs or lack thereof?
We believe that a fact will be the same regardless of what you believe about the Bible, therefore anything which is only true in the SciPop paradigm isn't a fact.
Did the curse on the serpent happen immediately, or did it occur in the first generation of offspring? Since we don't know for sure let's consider what God said to Adam about the tree of knowledge.
There weren't any snakes before the fall of man. It's a logical conclusion which is deduced by the application of cause and effect, logic and reason. Look at it this way, you can’t curse a snake to be limbless, it already is.
Something has to happen which changes an intelligent bipedal reptilian humanoid into a limbless snake. This happens in the context of changing the Earth from its newly created very good state into its cursed state.
IF poisonous fangs are an adaptation to being limbless, THEN when did snakes become limbless? Was it before or AFTER the garden of Eden?