Horned phenomenon: hundreds of deer in Nara Park gather every day at the same time

An unusual phenomenon in the Japanese city of Nara attracts tourists from all over the world. Every night in the Park hundreds of deer gather in one place and sit sedately side by side within the hour. Zoologists and the locals wonder what motivates the noble animals clearly follow the schedule and without delay to come to the horn Assembly.

Find out how this is happening from the article.Horned phenomenon: hundreds of deer in Nara Park gather every day at the same timeThe Japanese city of Nara — the habitat of a huge number of Sika deer that roam freely on the streets and beg, or simply stealing from passers-by from the sweets. But in the summer here is completely inexplicable phenomenon that the Japanese call "shikigami", which translates as "the meeting place of the deer".

In 2019, the deer became more common. Every evening around 18:30, animals come from all over Nara Park and sit on a specific location — opposite the National Museum of Nara city, located in the Park.

They rest there until 19:30 in complete silence and then slowly disperse in different directions.

The number of individuals that come to these parties, exceeds 600.

Horned phenomenon: hundreds of deer in Nara Park gather every day at the same time

Horned phenomenon: hundreds of deer in Nara Park gather every day at the same time

Horned phenomenon: hundreds of deer in Nara Park gather every day at the same time

Horned phenomenon: hundreds of deer in Nara Park gather every day at the same time

Horned phenomenon: hundreds of deer in Nara Park gather every day at the same time

Horned phenomenon: hundreds of deer in Nara Park gather every day at the same time

Surprisingly, in Nara, Sika deer live freely among the people. They are protected by law and have the right to walk where they want. Photographer Yoko Ishii has created a series of wonderful pictures on these lovely animals.

Keywords: Evening | Annual | Summer | Mystery | Nara | Inexplicable | Deer | Park | Meeting | Phenomenon | Japan

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