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We Are The Invaders and Neuter Your Cats

Hi blog. A couple of very different articles. First, one from the BBC about dealing with raccoon dogs running feral in Sweden – too bad there is no Japanese language version of this to remind the locals that their native … Continue reading

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Tanuki Tales

I promised a while back that I would write a piece on the raccoon dog or tanuki, and now seems as good a time as any.  This time I want to look at some of the folklore and tales surrounding … Continue reading

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Mujina and Mami – the Myth and the Mammals

On the Akasaka Road, in Tokyo, there is a slope called Kii-no-kuni-zaka,—which means the Slope of the Province of Kii. I do not know why it is called the Slope of the Province of Kii. On one side of this … Continue reading

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