Rhino may have killed caretaker at Tokyo zoo

Rhino may have killed caretaker at Tokyo zoo

A caretaker is found unconscious by the cage of a rhinoceros at Tama Zoological Park and later pronounced dead.

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Muddy fun at music and organic veggie festival

Muddy fun at music and organic veggie festival

Festival-goers get muddy and munch on organic produce at a festival in Chiba Prefecture.

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Eco-friendly dog

Eco-friendly dog

An environment-friendly dog has collected more than 3,000 plastic bottles during walks over five years.

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Typhoon Krosa slams western Japan

Typhoon Krosa slams western Japan

Typhoon Krosa makes landfall in Hiroshima and slams western Japan with high winds and rain while cancelling flight and t...

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Typhoon Krosa stops trains, planes

Typhoon Krosa stops trains, planes

Powerful Typhoon Krosa disrupts public transportation, affecting vacationers in western Japan during the Obon holiday pe...

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Hairy fish

Hairy fish

Locals in Aomori, northern Japan, find fish with algae growing from their heads that looks like hair.

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Giant panda Saihin turns 1

Giant panda Saihin turns 1

Saihin, a giant panda at Wakayama's Adventure World, celebrates her first birthday.

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Hunters kill bear near residential area of Sapporo

Hunters kill bear near residential area of Sapporo

Hunters shoot and kill a bear near a residential area of Sapporo after it is spotted around the city for 9 consecutive d...

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Powerful typhoon may land on Japan this week

Powerful typhoon may land on Japan this week

Powerful Typhoon Krosa is headed for Japan's main islands and could make landfall this week.

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Researchers film shark attacking seal

Researchers film shark attacking seal

A Japanese research group captures video of a great white shark attacking a seal for the first time ever.

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