Japanese wildlife

Look, but don't stare! Hanging out with Kyoto's macaques

Look, but don't stare! Hanging out with Kyoto's macaques

A CNN iReporter proves you don't have to brave winter weather to see Japan's adorable "snow monkeys" in action
Whale watching in Okinawa

Whale watching in Okinawa

Humpback breeding season has arrived. Here's how to catch the big black beauties in action in Japan
Japanese island overrun by rabbits, tourists

Japanese island overrun by rabbits, tourists

Okunoshima Island offers cute and cuddly bunnies for mass enjoyment
The 10 worst places to smuggle animals

The 10 worst places to smuggle animals

Not that there's a good place to stash that monkey on a long flight, but these 10 are exceptionally bad
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