Creation science and carbon dating
A similar problem is encountered when we consider the marine mammals such as the whales, dolphins, and seals which would also precede their ancestors.
Moreover, the sequence of events suggested by evolution do not align with the order in which Creation occurred.
And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
However, Genesis 1 clearly indicates that the Creation was in fact seven literal 24-hour days.
Consider verses 5, 8, and 13 as examples: And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night.