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This photo taken on November 24, 2012 shows the unfinished boat built by Lu Zhenhai, a man from Urumqi, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, afraid that his home would be submerged in a doomsday flood in 2012. Lu said he was worried that the apocalypse would happen in 2012, so he decided to invest all his money, about 160,500 USD into building what he hopes will be his own indestructible ark. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images) This photo taken on November 24, 2012 shows the unfinished boat built by Lu Zhenhai, a man from Urumqi, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, afraid that his home would be submerged in a doomsday flood in 2012. Lu said he was worried that the apocalypse would happen in 2012, so he decided to invest all his money, about 160,500 USD into building what he hopes will be his own indestructible ark. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)  

Chinese man builds own ‘Noah’s Ark’ to survive ‘Mayan Apocalypse’

A Chinese man who is concerned about the “Mayan apocalypse” projected to hit next month has put his life savings into his own “Noah’s Ark.”

Lu Zhenghai has already spent $160,000 on a vessel to survive the alleged apocalypse, according the the China News Service. Lu’s creation stretches 65 feet in length and will weigh 80 tons after it is finished.

He started constructing the ark in 2010 to save himself and his family from the a flood he believes will  end the world in December.

Lu built the boat using 10 tons of timber and 60 tons of steel, but he is running out of money and the ark still isn’t complete, the Chinese website FNM reported.

Lu is not the first Chinese man to strategize how he will survive an impending apocalypse. Another is crafting a vessel that looks like a large, yellow ball to ride out the storm, according to the New York Daily News.

The  ”Mayan apocalypse’” will supposedly hit Dec. 21, although scholars insist the world will still be here Dec. 22.

Lu already has a Plan B for his ark if the world is, in fact, still here. He wants to turn the boat into a tourist attraction — and maybe even a ferry.

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