03/06/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Cow Struck By Lightning Survives

HOLY cow! This hunk of beef is believed to have been struck by lightning - and somehow survived.

And we're not cooking this up. It's entirely feasible, James Cook University geo-sciences expert Jon Nott says.

"Cows are susceptible to lightning strikes because of both sets of legs being on the ground, and they're eating grass from where electricity is conducted from the strike so it is possible it happened but, more often than not, cows die from it," he told the Cairns Post.

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