Building Hialeah's Ark

  • One of Hidden Ark's project leaders Reniel Aguila with the partially-constructed ark. Al Diaz / Miami Herald Staff

  • Remigio Perez works with the Hidden Ark under construction in the background. Al Diaz / Miami Herald Staff

  • One of Hidden Ark's project leaders Reniel Aguila walks pass the ark. A group of four friends from Hialeah are building an ark -- like Noah's Ark -- just outside of Hialeah. They want to bring in animals to make the ark a small, biblical-themed zoo to raise awareness of the environment on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Al Diaz / Miami Herald Staff

  • One of Hidden Ark's project leaders Reniel Aguila next to a small scale model of the ark. Al Diaz / Miami Herald Staff

  • Rodolfo Almira

  • From left, Rodolfo Almira, Osmar Oliva, Reniel Aguila and Manuel Guerra.

  • Reniel Aguiila

  • A group of four friends from Hialeah are building an ark -- like Noah's Ark -- just outside of Hialeah. They want to bring in animals to make the ark a small, biblical-themed zoo to raise awareness of the environment. Al Diaz / Miami Herald Staff

  • Rodolfo Almira

  • Manuel Guerra.

  • Osmar Oliva