Dutchman builds replica Noah's Ark after flood dream

Story highlights

  • A Dutch businessman has built a replica of the Biblical Noah's Ark
  • It is built to the proportions specified in the Bible, and filled with plastic animals
  • The man built the ark after a nightmare that the Netherlands was flooded
  • He hopes it will help spread the message of the Bible
A Dutchman has built a replica of Noah's Ark to biblical proportions, following a dream his homeland would be flooded.
Johan Huibers, a wealthy businessman, used the ancient measurement of the cubit -- the length of a man's arm from elbow to fingertips -- to build the vessel to the dimensions specified in