Mutant rabbits, economic meltdowns and nuclear tourism, Japan Times, June 12, 2011:
[...] “I’ve been raising rabbits for over 10 years, and this is the first time something like this has happened,” the clearly disturbed owner, a woman in her 50s, tells Flash (June 14).
[...] the earless bunny was definitely conceived after the March 11 accident. [...]
A professor of zoology at the Tokyo Institute of Technology would not rule out the possibility of the birth defect being caused by radiation exposure to the mother rabbit, but he told Flash it would be difficult to ascertain the cause of the mutation. Needless to say, no one at this stage even wants to think about the potential effects on the humans who will be born from around this autumn. [...]
Published: June 11th, 2011 at 10:29 pm ET