A couple of Japanese journalists traveled into the heart of the 20km restricted zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. They found stray dogs, grazing cows, and very few cars. All the while their Geiger counters mounted on the car’s dashboard keep clicking faster as they get closer to the nuke plant. Their counters hit a maximum of 112 microSieverts per hour when they got within 1.5 km (.932 mile) of the crippled reactors.
via NY Times:
Inside Fukushima Evacuation Zone: Cows, Dogs, and Geiger Beeps