Cows swept away by Hurricane Dorian discovered alive in North Carolina

Cows on the beach on Cedar Island, North Carolina, in July 2017Picture copyright
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Cows are seen on the seaside on Cedar Island in July 2017


Three cows swept off an island in North Carolina throughout Hurricane Dorian have been discovered alive after apparently swimming for a number of miles.

The cows belong to a herd on the US state’s Cedar Island however have been swept away in September by a “mini tsunami” generated by Dorian.


They have been presumed useless till they have been noticed on the Cape Lookout Nationwide Seashore park on the Outer Banks.

Plans are actually underneath solution to ship them again dwelling.

Park officers say they consider the three stranded cows swam as much as 5 miles (8km) to make it to the Outer Banks barrier islands.

Spokesman BG Horvat advised the McClatchy information group that park employees noticed the primary cow on the North Core barrier island a couple of month after the storm, whereas the 2 others have been found prior to now two weeks.

Mr Horvat mentioned the animals have been fortunate to not have drifted into the Atlantic, which occurred to some wild horses.

They “definitely have a gripping story to share”, he added.

Hurricane Dorian made landfall on North Carolina’s Outer Banks in early September as a Class One storm, lashing the state with heavy rains, winds and flooding.

It travelled there from the Bahamas, the place dozens of individuals have been killed.

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