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Chicken That Survived 15 Days In Rubble After House Collapse Recovers And Becomes Online Star

A chicken that survived 15 days trapped under rubble without food or water after a house collapse on it has become an online celebrity with fans tuning in to get updates on TikTok as it recovers from its ordeal.

The bird, dubbed ‘Strong Chicken’, by local residents and Chinese netizens, was plucked from the rubble at a collapsed home in a village in Xuanhan County in the central Chinese province of Sichuan on 25th September.

According to the chicken’s owner, name not reported, the house suddenly collapsed during the night of 10th September for unspecified reasons.

A chicken that survived 15 days after being buried in ruins has regained its vitality in Xuanhan County, China. (AsiaWire)

Several family members were injured in the collapse and there was no time to deal with the animals they kept due to the need for medical attention of the people.

After returning to the house on 25th September, the family found the chicken trapped under the rubble that had apparently been there the whole time.

The homeowner called the incident “a miracle” after the chicken survived 15 days without food or water during which it was unable to move.

A chicken that survived 15 days after being buried in ruins has regained its vitality in Xuanhan County, China. (AsiaWire)

The owner said the ‘miracle chicken’ has been eating and drinking well since it was saved from the rubble, and is now back to its former self.

Netizens were also amazed by the chicken’s survival story and dubbed it ‘Strong Chicken’ on social networks where the owner has been posting updates.

The latest story to say that the chicken appears to have recovered attracted almost 7,000 comments, many of them comparing the chicken to Zhu Jianqiang, or “Strong-Willed Pig”, that had been buried in China in 2008 for 35 days following an earthquake and died this year after a long life at the museum in China’s Sichuan province.

Michael Leidig

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