Was the Ark Big Enough?

Questions About Noah’s Ark

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This is Ken Ham, president of Answers in Genesis, Creation Museum and Ark Encounter.


Have you ever wondered how Noah fit all those animals on the Ark? Well, Noah didn’t need all the species we see today. He only needed two of every kind of land-dwelling, air-breathing animal.

Also, “Kind” is a much broader term than species. It is probably at about the “family” level of scientific classification. Research shows Noah only needed a few thousand animals. And for the bigger animals—like some dinosaurs—Noah could have just taken young animals that were smaller.

At our full-size Ark, people are able to see for themselves how big the Ark actually was. It had more than enough room to fit the few thousand animals—as well as the supplies Noah needed to bring with him on the Ark.

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Ken Ham is the CEO and founder of Answers in Genesis-US, the highly acclaimed Creation Museum, and the world-renowned Ark Encounter. Ken Ham is one of the most in-demand Christian speakers in North America.

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