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Tanuki, east Asian Raccoon dog

Racoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) The raccoon dog, also known as tanuki in Japanese is an animal that has been significant in Japanese folklore since ancient times. Among the Canidae, the raccoon.

Tanuki - Japanese Raccoon Dog, is a subspecies native to Japan. The animal has been significant in Japanese folklore since ancient times. The legendary tanuki is reputed to be mischievous and jolly, a master of disguise and shapeshifting, but somewhat gullible and absentminded. It is also a common theme in Japanese art, especially statuary.

Manufacturing companies utilizing "fake"/real fur from China: Stop the demand for skinning Raccoon dogs alive for their fur

Keukegen: Keukegen are particularly filthy monsters commonly found in populated areas. They are the size of a small dog, and appear simply as a mass of long, dirty hair. They make their homes in cool, damp, dark places, and are particularly fond of living under floorboards and around run-down homes, where stuffiness, moisture, and lack of human activity create the perfect breeding place for sickness.

Keukegen

Keukegen: Keukegen are particularly filthy monsters commonly found in populated areas. They are the size of a small dog, and appear simply as a mass of long, dirty hair. They make their homes in cool, damp, dark places, and are particularly fond of living under floorboards and around run-down homes, where stuffiness, moisture, and lack of human activity create the perfect breeding place for sickness.

"Elephants" by Yoshida, Toshi

Specializing in fine Century Japanese Woodblock Prints: Yoshida, Toshi -

netsuke

netsuke

Amikiri- Japanese folklore: a small crustacean that has a long, segmented body and tiny scissor like claws with a bird beak. It cut up mosquito nets and fishing nets.

Amikiri- Japanese folklore: a small crustacean that has a long, segmented body and tiny scissor like claws with a bird beak. It cut up mosquito nets and fishing nets.

tanuki

Tanuki or Raccoon Dog. These animals also play a big role in Japanese folklore. This is the Hokkaido species.

蟒蛇 うわばみ TRANSLATION: giant snake, great serpentys ALTERNATE NAMES: orochi, daija HABITAT: wilderness DIET: carnivorous, very fond of alcohol; gluttonous APPEARANCE: Uwabami are enormous serpents. A…

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