Japan’s Wild Year

Japan is synonymous with crowded high tech cities. In fact 73% of Japan is uninhabited forests, mountains and coast lines. Here a great diversity of wildlife ekes out an existence adapted to a country with great extremes of climate.

Produced by NHNZ

From the tropics in the south to the sub-arctic climate of Hokkaido island. From the northernmost primates in the world, the Snow Monkeys, Bears, giant Hornets and the weird goat-antelope Serow, to the iconic Red-headed crane and the abundant Cherry Salmon, the life blood of Japanese rivers.

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