Rabbit Island is a small island in between Hiroshima and Shikoku that houses more than 300 bunnies you can visit! If you're in Tokyo, it's a train ride and a short 12 minute ferry ride to the island. The interesting thing about the island -- which is actually named 'Okunoshima' -- is it was at one time "a top-secret military site manufacturing poison gas." It's since become a site school children visit for educational field trips. However in 1971 supposedly a group of children let eight rabbits go and the island has since become over run with them! [caption id="attachment_177410" align="aligncenter" width="563"]Jeffrey Friedl Jeffrey Friedl[/caption] Now people visit the island to play with all the bunnies, who are as big as dogs and cats. The bunnies have no fear; they allow people to pet them, they play, they ask for snacks, and do all sorts of cute things you would expect of bunnies. You can even take a 'Lets Play with Rabbits' tour! [caption id="attachment_177411" align="aligncenter" width="563"]allworldbest.blogspot.com  allworldbest.blogspot.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_177412" align="aligncenter" width="563"]flickr.com  flickr.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_177413" align="aligncenter" width="540"]flickr.com  flickr.com[/caption] So the next time you're in Tokyo head on over to Rabbit Island for furry fun! KrisE! @K_Kisses_KrisE (Source via travel.cnn.com)