Originally Posted by CAVEMAN
Can someone please tell me how they know it is 60 million years old??
They can't, it's impossible to date anything that old, so they use the old standby... they guess.
Carbon dating, when compared against tree rings, is only reliable to 1000 years. All other dating methods are based on unprovable assumptions about the universe and only amount to educated guesses as well, based on Evolutionary theory.