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Three Cows Have Been Marooned on Tiny Patch of Land in New Zealand Earthquake

It is not yet clear how they will be rescued

Three cows have been left stranded in New Zealand after the field they were standing in collapsed in landslides following Monday’s earthquake.

A helicopter flying near Kaikoura, a small coastal town on New Zealand’s South Island, captured the footage of two adult cows and a calf perching atop a tiny island of grass, the Guardian reports.

It is not yet clear how they will be rescued.

Two people died as Monday’s magnitude-7.5 earthquake it hit the country’s South Island. Roads to Kaikoura were blocked and electricity lines disrupted, leaving several small towns cut off.

[Guardian]

 

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