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Peroutka donates $1M dinosaur skeleton to Creation Museum

Peroutka donates $1M dinosaur skeleton to Creation Museum

A candidate for Anne Arundel County Council recently donated dinosaur fossils to a creationist museum for an exhibit that claims the creatures roamed the Earth less than 5,000 years ago. Michael Peroutka, the Republican nominee in the District 5 council race, presented the fossils at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky., near Cincinnati, over the Memorial Day weekend. Tax records show he valued the skeleton at $200,000, but the museum put its worth at $1 million. Peroutka, 61, is a debt collection lawyer in Pasadena and former Constitution Party presidential candidate. He recently won the Republican nomination in District 5 by 38 votes. He will face Democrat Patrick Armstrong in the...

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