Boxing Match: Watch Female Hare Punch Her Suitors | National Geographic
These hares can pack a punch. Filmed just north of Cairngorn National Park in Scotland, these mountain hares are likely tussling over a mate. But unlike othe...
Right Whales Photo Gallery — National Geographic
Just a few hundred of these giants survive along the coasts of North America, but their numbers are growing in southern seas.
Adorable Photos of Japanese Snow Monkeys
While we've all come to know Ben Torode as the owner of the cutest kitten in the world, you may not know that he also enjoys traveling around Japan to photogr…
Captivating Moments of Snow Monkeys Bathing in Hot Springs
This intriguing series by photographer Jasper Doest features a glimpse into the peculiar world of wild Japanese macaque, also known as snow monkeys…
Amur cat
The leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) is a small wild cat of South and East Asia. Since 2002 it has been listed as Least Concern by IUCN as it is widely distributed but threatened by habitat loss...
Amur cat - Wikipedia
Japanese shrew mole
The Japanese shrew mole or Himizu (ヒミズ) (Urotrichus talpoides) is a species of mammal in the Talpidae family. It is endemic to Japan and is found on Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Awaji Island, Shodo Island...
Japanese shrew mole - Wikipedia
Giant Muntjac
The giant muntjac. sometimes referred to as the large-antlered muntjac (Muntiacus vuquangensis), is a species of muntjac deer. It is the largest muntjac species and was discovered in 1994 in Vũ Quang,...
Ryukyu long-tailed giant rat
The Ryukyu long-tailed giant rat or Ryukyu rat (Diplothrix legata) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Diplothrix. It is found only in Japan. Its natural...
Ryukyu long-tailed giant rat - Wikipedia
Hairy-fronted Muntjac
The hairy-fronted muntjac or black muntjac (Muntiacus crinifrons) is a type of deer currently found in Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi and Fujian in southeastern China. It is considered to be endangered, pos...
Hairy-fronted Muntjac - Wikipedia
Gongshan muntjac
The Gongshan muntjac (Muntiacus gongshanensis) is a species of muntjac (a type of deer) living in the Gongshan mountains in northwestern Yunnan, southeast Tibet and northern Myanmar. Recently, it has ...
Japanese Dormouse
The Japanese dormouse (Glirulus japonicus) is a species of rodent in the Gliridae family. It is monotypic within the genus Glirulus. It is endemic to Japan. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. I...
Japanese Dormouse - Wikipedia
Right Whales Photo Gallery — National Geographic
Just a few hundred of these giants survive along the coasts of North America, but their numbers are growing in southern seas.
Hokkaido (dog)
The Hokkaido (北海道犬, Hokkaidō-inu or Hokkaidō-ken) is a breed of dog. Other names for the breed include Ainu-ken, Seta, Ainu dog. In Japan, its name is sometimes shortened to Dō-ken. The Hokk...
Hokkaido (dog) - Wikipedia
Ban'ei
Ban'ei (輓曳 or ばんえい) is a form of horse racing, unique to the Tokachi area of Hokkaido, Japan. Powerfully built horses compete by pulling heavily weighted sleds up sand ramps while being urged on b...
Ban'ei - Wikipedia
Tosa (dog)
The Tosa (土佐, also called the Tosa Inu) is a breed of dog of Japanese origin that is considered rare. It was originally bred in Tosa (present day Kōchi) as a fighting dog and still is today.
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Tosa (dog) - Wikipedia
Japanese Bobtail
The Japanese Bobtail is a breed of domestic cat with an unusual "bobbed" tail more closely resembling the tail of a rabbit than that of other cats. The variety is native to Japan and Southeast Asia, t...
Japanese Bobtail - Wikipedia
Reeves's Muntjac
Reeves's muntjac (Muntiacus reevesi; Chinese: 山羌) is a muntjac species found widely in southeastern China (Gansu to Yunnan) and in Taiwan. They have also been introduced in Belgium, the Netherland...
Reeves's Muntjac - Wikipedia
Japanese Spitz
The Japanese Spitz (日本スピッツ, Nihon Supittsu) is a small to medium breed of dog of the Spitz type. The Japanese Spitz is a companion dog and pet. There are varying standards around the world as ...
Japanese Spitz - Wikipedia
Mountain Hare
The mountain hare (Lepus timidus), also known as blue hare, tundra hare, variable hare, white hare, snow hare, alpine hare and Irish hare, is a hare that is largely adapted to polar and mountainous ha...
Mountain Hare - Wikipedia
Adorable Photos of Japanese Snow Monkeys
While we've all come to know Ben Torode as the owner of the cutest kitten in the world, you may not know that he also enjoys traveling around Japan to photogr…
Japanese Terrier
The Japanese Terrier (日本テリア, Nihon Teria) is a small terrier native to Japan. It is believed to be descended from the progeny of fox terrier types, pointers and indigenous Japanese dogs. Thi...
Japanese Terrier - Wikipedia
Kishu
The Kishu (紀州犬, Kishū-ken), sometimes called Kishu Ken or Kishu Inu, is a Japanese breed of dog, developed there for thousands of years. It is descended from ancient medium-sized breeds and ...
Kishu - Wikipedia
Japanese river otter
The Japanese river otter (Lutra lutra whiteleyi) (日本川獺, Nihon-kawauso) is an extinct variety of otter formerly widespread in Japan. Dating back to the 1880s, it was even seen in Tokyo. The pop...
Japanese river otter - Wikipedia