Topical Guide/Book of Mormon/Anachronisms/Animals

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Book of Mormon anachronisms—Animals

Summary: Critics note that the Book of Mormon mentions animals which are not know to have existed in the pre-Columbian New World. They cite this as evidence for Joseph Smith 'slipping up,' and revealing his forgery.

Satyrs in the Book of Mormon

Summary: Why does the Book of Mormon mention "satyrs" in 2 Nephi 23:21? Aren't satyrs mythological creatures?