Lamb rescued from fissure at Waiau after being stuck for five days

The lamb was stuck in the deep fissue for five days.
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The lamb was stuck in the deep fissue for five days.

A lamb that fell into a deep crack in the ground after the Kaikoura Earthquake was stuck for five days.

Earlier Tonkin+Taylor environmental consultants tweeted a picture of the lamb stuck in the crack. 

The lamb was rescued by Tonkin + Taylor Engineering Geologist, Richard Phillips at Waiau five days after the quake.

The lamb running free after being rescued from the 1.5m crack in the earth.
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The lamb running free after being rescued from the 1.5m crack in the earth.

Phillips was mapping and photographing land damage when he came across the lamb.

READ MORE:  * Earthquake: More cows stranded on an outcrop of land

The rescued lamb comes after three cows were found stranded on an island of land in the immediate aftermath of the Kaikoura quake. 

The footage that captured the cows' peril drew international media attention . The cows were reportedly saved when a farmer dug a trench for the cows to walk down. 

 

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