November 14, 2016 1:07 PM EST

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.



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