Thursday, July 10, 2008

Noah’s Ark Replica In The Netherlands

Ducth contractor Johan Huibers built this replica of the Noah’s Ark in the Netherlands. Approximately to scale the replica is 1/2 the length and 1/3 the width of the Biblical dimensions. Life size models of giraffe, elephants, lions, crocodiles, zebras and other animals greet visitors as they arrive in the main hold.

The ark was built using America cedar and Norwegian pine and visitors was amused at the large size of Noah’s ark albeit the smaller replica which was 5 times smaller. According to Genesis, Noah kept seven pairs of the most domesticated animals and one breeding pair of all other animals.

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