Radioactive Rabbits and Other Questionable Fallout

by
Abby Zimet

Shades of Monty Python: After trapping a radioactive rabbit at a
Cold-War-era nuclear reactor under demolition, Washington state health
officials are now hunting for
contaminated rabbit droppings on the site. Though they've tried to keep
away animals using fox urine around the site, workers have in the past
encountered other radioactive bunnies along with wasps, mice, flies and
their droppings, as well as worker leftovers like apple cores, which all sounds sorta like it should be funny, but really isn't.

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