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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Alabama, United States
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Oolong (ウーロン Ūron?)(Originated from Chinese: 烏龍) (July 28, 1994 – January 7, 2003) was a domestic rabbit owned by Hironori Akutagawa. Oolong became an Internet phenomenon through his owner, Akutagawa, uploading images of the rabbit with objects balanced on his head.

Akutagawa's site featured "photo journeys" of Oolong traveling with his master through the house, yard, and other locations. The website became known to a wider audience when it was covered in 2001 by Syberpunk, a site which focuses on odd aspects of Japanese culture.

Oolong was trained to balance objects on his head, an art called "Head Performance" by his owner. The first object balanced on Oolong's head was a 35mm film canister on 25 May 1999.Akutagawa later used tea cups, bread, fruit, pancakes (actuallydorayaki), and a rabbit skull. 

Throughout the rabbit's lifetime, the photographer continued to document his journeys through natural and not-so-natural environments as well as take hundreds of pictures of the rabbit balancing objects. Oolong has been noticed by the media, including the New York Times, and has become a widespread Internet meme. One of Oolong's photographs was used as an image macro called "Bunny Wafflehead" which featured Oolong balancing a dorayaki on his head. Another photograph shows Oolong with a pancake on his head with the caption "I have no idea what you're talking about... so here's a bunny with a pancake on its head."

Oolong died on January 7, 2003. Akutagawa took photographs of the rabbit's last days alive and included some of them on his website. Oolong was succeeded as Akutagawa's pet by another rabbit named Yuebing (translation: moon cake), a netherland dwarf.

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Retrieve It from a Cache 1/5/2018 claureg retrieved it from Solina (ehem. Ziegelei-Zentrum) Bern, Switzerland   Visit Log


Dropped Off 12/31/2017 Ralph Büehler placed it in Solina (ehem. Ziegelei-Zentrum) Bern, Switzerland - 48.37 miles  Visit Log


Retrieve It from a Cache 10/14/2017 Ralph Büehler retrieved it from Gränzwächter Basel Landschaft, Switzerland   Visit Log

darf mitkommen

Dropped Off 9/15/2017 foxie333 placed it in Gränzwächter Basel Landschaft, Switzerland - 27 miles  Visit Log
Discovered It 9/10/2017 Domino_67 discovered it   Visit Log

Heute auf der Wilderer-Runde entdecken können, es war ein klasse Tag, gute Reise wieterhin!

Retrieve It from a Cache 9/9/2017 foxie333 retrieved it from Watt under Zürich, Switzerland   Visit Log

Rescued it from a box needing maintenance...

Dropped Off 8/31/2017 Satornos placed it in Watt under Zürich, Switzerland - 6.13 miles  Visit Log
Visited 8/30/2017 Satornos took it to BlackBox Micro Paradeplatz Zuerich Zürich, Switzerland - 3.15 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 8/30/2017 Satornos retrieved it from Das verlorene Herz Zürich, Switzerland   Visit Log

Auf die Reise mitgenommen. Mal sehen wohin Sie uns führt.

Dropped Off 8/26/2017 mr. cat placed it in Das verlorene Herz Zürich, Switzerland - 941.52 miles  Visit Log

Gute Reise

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