Okunoshima – a small island located between Hiroshima and Shikoku in the Inland Sea. During World War II, the island was a secret military testing ground for the development of toxic gases and other chemical weapons. Now the island is crowded cute fluffy bunnies, who are the main inhabitants of the island.
Translated especially for fishki.net Now the main inhabitants of the island – these rabbits. Their population has increased to 300 individuals. Island authorities shall ensure that the island did not get dogs, cats and other animals that may threaten the rabbits. The island-700000 square meters. Rabbits can be found in every corner of the island and they are very friendly. They quietly climb on his knees to the people who have something edible. The hotel is located on the island, you can even buy special treats in order to feed the small animals
According to some sources, the rabbits were brought to Okunoshimu to check how the poison, and they were released workers after World War II ended. According to other sources, a group of students come here to hike in 1971, and then released eight rabbits.Whatever it was, bunnies on Okunoshime and their subsequent generations of well-bred, as there was no predators.
Some still doubt whether the island and completely safe based on its past, but that does not stop fans of rabbits and they come to the island on weekends to enjoy the company of cute animals.