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Thankful Thoughts

Happy Thanksgiving, dear pond readers! Today I find myself counting my blessings. I’m thankful for my spouse, my family, my friends, my faith, my work, my words, my readers, and this incredibly beautiful world. 310 more words

Photography

How to tell a Japanese tanuki apart from a regular raccoon

They may look similar at first glance, but the two separate species of forest critters have a handful of key differences. 398 more words

Japan

The mystery of the strange bear thing

Tanuki…

I love a good mystery. I grew up loving scooby doo, Poirot and Jacob’s creek. I do have a habit of questioning everything. I’ve always thought that’s why I studied psychology, I’ve certainly noticed on my travels that I just don’t stop questioning everything. 441 more words

Japan

Trick Or Treat Tanuki

North America’s only Tanuki (also known as Racoon Dogs) live at Zoo Atlanta. Named after some pretty popular characters from Asgard – here they are all dressed up for Halloween. 14 more words

Art

Wild Romance - Dating Animal Chicks Trailer Review

This is a visual novel game developed by Norn / Miel and published by  Zoo Corporation (how ironic because these girls are animal lol). The story of the game is Kazuma returns to his hometown in the Japanese countryside where he reconnects with four female classmates. 126 more words

Video Games

Bakedanuki

Overview

Tanuki refers to the Yokai language word for a natural raccoon dog.

Bakedanuki (“monster raccoon dog”) are the magical beast subspecies of the raccoon dog or tanuki. 1,473 more words

Biology