Why go to the deli when you can get the deli to come to you?
A viral video of a fox eating a sandwich outside of Chernobyl has gotten more than one million hits in the last 24 hours on YouTube and elsewhere. (Also see "Fascination With Chernobyl Inspires Surreptitious Visits.")
After the catastrophic 1986 accident at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine, the government created a 1,000-square-mile (2,600-square-kilometer) exclusion zone, an area of high radiation where the public is not allowed.
But the animals didn't get the memo—the area has since become home to a wide variety of wildlife, including the red fox (Vulpes vulpes).
Though these animals can appear healthy, certain species living in Chernobyl have a higher