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September 17, 2015 2:56 PM EDT

A horde of wild bunnies have left one city in Washington hopping mad.

Hundreds of bunnies are running wild around Langley, on Whidbey Island. They’re burrowing holes in school football fields, destroying the foundations of buildings and posing health risks to people and their pets, according to local officials.

“There is feces everywhere and there are some illnesses that can be carried and transmitted,” Brian Miller, facilities director for the South Whidbey School District, told NBC affiliate KING 5.

The bunnies are even digging up a middle school football field that the district just spent $80,000 to restore.

“Every day there are…

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