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The Island of Rare Animals is an island that is covered entirely by forest and has many strange animals on it, most of which are mixtures of two or more normal animals, including Cocox. Gaimon, the only human living on the island at the time, went there about twenty four years ago from the present storyline, along with the rest of his crew, searching for treasure, and was left behind. Twenty two years later, the Straw Hat Pirates arrived. Being the nice guy he is, Luffy helped Gaimon find the treasure chests he was searching for on a rock tower in the middle of the island. However, they were all empty.[1]

Later, Buggy was spat ashore by a giant bird and discovered by Gaimon, which thought he was going to take away the rare animals and they got in a fight.[2] When Buggy said he was actually a pirate, they became friends.[3] Soon, Buggy made a raft and left the island, but was attacked by a giant crab on the shore.[4]

After the timeskip, the island has a new resident, the barrel-woman, Sarfunkel.[5]


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Island of Rare Animals
Gaimon Sarfunkel Cocox Usagihebi Lionbuta
Giraffe-Dog Duck-Poodle Bear-Tiger Zebra-Ostrich  Hippo-Gorilla 
Panda-Bat  Platypus-Sheep  Rhinoceros-Kangaroo  Tiger-Elephant  Cow-Tortoise 

The animals inhabiting the island include:

Anime and Manga DifferencesEdit

Because of Gaimon's actions as Guardian God (守り神 Mamorigami?), the island was led to be called Treasure Island (?) in the anime.[6]



  1. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 3 Chapter 22 and Episode 18.
  2. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 6 Chapter 46 and Episode 46, Gaimon and Buggy fight.
  3. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 6 Chapter 47 and Episode 46, Gaimon and Buggy become friends.
  4. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 6 Chapter 50 and Episode 46, A giant crab attacks Buggy's raft.
  5. One Piece Manga — Vol. 63 Chapter 620, cover story: From the Decks of the World Vol. 7.
  6. One Piece Anime — Episode 18.

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Island of Rare Animals
Residents: Gaimon  •  Sarfunkel  •  Cocox  •  Usagihebi  •  Lionbuta
Visitors: Straw Hat Pirates  •  Buggy
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Story Arcs: Syrup Village Arc  •  Chapter 0
Cover Stories: Buggy's Crew Adventure Chronicles  •  From the Decks of the World
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