The Last Man of Fukushima: Man Returns to Radioactive Area to Feed Abandoned Animals

After the devastating tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011 the and the nuclear accident at Fukushima, a farmer decided to go back to the exclusion zone to feed the animals that were left behind. No one else stayed behind due to high radiation risks. Naoto Matsumura lives alone in a town located only 6 miles away from Fukushima’s stricken nuclear reactors. He remained here to care for the many animals that were abandoned when the area was evacuated. The man looks after dozens of animals such as dogs, cats, cows, horses and even ostriches.           




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