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Animals


Deer freely roaming the ancient capital of Nara, a secluded cat island, an intense rabbit island and an entire monkey park overlooking the skyline of Kyoto. Some of the best places in Japan are the ones where animals take centre stage.

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24 Hours in Kyoto | Japan's Best Monkey Park

Kyoto Monkey Park is loved by all. We make our way through it and uncover the mysterious monster street on Day 16 of Journey Across Japan with Pete Donaldson....

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5 Must See Japanese Animal Hotspots

Japan has many amazing and unique animal hotspots spread across islands, mountains and even city streets. Each place is its own mini adventure and it's time we went and checked them out. ...

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Japan's Rabbit Island: Cute Rabbits, Dark History

Japan's Rabbit Island in Hiroshima is absolutely covered in rabbits. But beneath the cuteness the island holds a surprising and dark secret....

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Fox Village, Japan: Cutest Place on Earth

Fox village is hidden away in the mountains of north Japan. Two hundred foxes; a beautiful village in a forest. A surreal place that you have to visit. Witness more foxes than you can possibly imagine, experience fox bullying and revel in the activit...

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Why Japan's bear problem is about to get worse...

Pete and Chris find out that apparently Ryotaro knows...everyone in the world. Also... bears are back and in a big way! ...