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9 incredibly strange islands

By: Josh Lew on Oct. 30, 2014, 10:57 a.m.
Rabbit Island

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Curious attraction

Strange places tend to capture our imaginations. When something seems out of the ordinary, we're drawn to it almost instinctively. Sometimes unusual places bring a mix of fear and curiosity. Sometimes they cause us to do a double take, and sometimes we just can't help but chuckle. These nine strange islands (including Rabbit Island, shown at left) will cause at least one of these reactions. Whether it's their animal inhabitants, their unusual human history or their spooky legends, these islands attract attention.

Here are nine incredibly strange islands to pique your curiosity. (Text: Josh Lew)