Man Builds Noah's Ark to Exact Scale

Working Replica of Noah's Ark Opened In SCHAGEN, Netherlands . The massive central door in the side of Noah's Ark was opened the first crowd of curious townsfolk to behold the wonder. Of course, it's only a replica of the biblical Ark , built by Dutch Creationist Johan Huibers as a testament to his faith in the literal truth of the Bible. The ark is 150 cubits long, 30 cubits high and 20 cubits wide. That's two-thirds the length of a football field and as high as a three-story house. Life-size models of giraffes, elephants, lions, crocodiles, zebras, bison and other animals greet visitors as they arrive in the main hold. A contractor by trade, Huibers built the ark of cedar and pine. Biblical Scholars debate exactly what the wood used by Noah would have been.

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  1. Why not try to stuff 2 life-sized models of every animal on Earth inside? The poor fellow would have his faith quickly shaken to the care when he found they won't fit.

  2. Oops - make that "core," not "care."

  3. Jeriko,

    Thank you for expressing what I was feeling.

  4. An ass, but still right.

  5. Awww! Come on! Next you are going to tell me the earth is older than 3,000 years old...!

    You know, the DEVIL put dinosaur bones in the earth to confuse us.

  6. A) read your Bible, the animals were not in pairs.

    B)That bloke looks like Ian Botham.

  7. Did the carpenter create the 'new' ark with only basic tools or did he cheat and use power tools? Also it was Gopher wood, I'm not sure Cedar existed in the Middle East when they were fighting over dirt, oh wait, they still are fighting over dirt. Still just saying.

    Hjalmar, you know common sense doesn't play a role in religion. Even if 'Noah' ran around collecting the 'seed' of every animal, as in the Gilgamesh story they ripped Noah from, it would have been a dizzying and dirty feat without loads of people and modern science to help him.

    Jeriko, It's YOU'RE an ass and not YOUR an ass. As in you are an ass, and not Hjalmar's actual ass.

    Yorkshire Soul, You are assuming that A. everyone has a bible, and B. everyone wants to read it for themselves which many do not, or the three major religions would have died out long ago. Unfortunately I have read, and quite frankly for being divinely inspired it should have been divinely edited, and fact checked before being published. An all knowing god should have known that before he created his creatures they would eventually disappoint him, so why get all angry after the fact only to know that he would start over. True perfect doesn't need a redo, now does it? An imperfect god creates imperfect children and then gets angry and starts all over, only to fail again. That 'god' is as flawed as every other god man has every created in their own image.