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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


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

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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


Rare encounter with a Tanuki ( and other stories about Japanese Yokai)

When I visited Japan several years ago I had a strange encounter. I saw a mysterious creature, a yokai.

It was during a walking tour. My sister and I were climbing up a long set of stairs toward a temple gate. 873 more words


My top 10 favorite animals that most people have never heard of #7


#7 Raccoon Dog/Tanuki

Size: 20-23 ½ in. (50-60 cm.)

Weight 17 lbs. (7.5 kg)

The Raccoon Dog (Tanuki)  is a member of the canine family, though it has strong resemblance to a raccoon. 135 more words

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Some tanuki in line on a random street in Tokyo.

What I really “regret” (I try not to use that word, ever) about my trip to Japan, besides not having staying there for a few years, is that I didn’t took any of my analogue cameras with me… at the time it seemed wiser to travel only with the digital one and my Fuji 210, but now… I kind of miss the analogue photos I didn’t take… *sigh* Anyways, when I come back (because of course I’m going to come back), I’ll take an analogue camera with me. 115 more words