New Zealand quake leaves cows stranded on a tiny ‘island’

Three New Zealand cows found themselves stranded on a small island of grass after an earthquake triggered landslides that swallowed the earth around them.

Footage from New Zealand’s Newshub shows two cows and a calf trapped near the coastal community of Kaikoura, where the 7.8-magnitude quake struck Monday.

We don’t know how the cows were eventually rescued — or if.

Kaikoura is some 93 kilometers (55 miles) northeast of Christchurch. It’s where the deadly quake struck just after midnight, and caused a series of aftershocks.

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