The 7 Cutest Animals from Hokkaido Island
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Hokkaido is the largest island in the northern part of Japan and the birthplace of some of the cutest animals that can only be found on earth.
Today we invite you to get acquainted with the seven cutest of them. Some are subspecies of more common animals, while others are unique species found only in this part of the world. But all of them are united by the fact that they are just outrageously cute!
If you are in Japan, be sure to make a trip to the island of Hokkaido — it is rich not only with cute animals, but also with stunning landscapes and rich culture.
The cute ezo momonga is a species of flying squirrel found only on the island of Hokkaido.
Her big dark eyes and small paws are so pretty that she has become a local mascot, which can be seen on postcards and travel coupons.
This is a subspecies of the long-tailed tit, which lives only in Hokkaido. Unlike her northern relative, she does not have brown "eyebrows" — her face is completely white.
Red fox Hokkaido
This is a subspecies of the usual red fox, but after all, all foxes are real beauties, so we couldn't help but publish this cute one here.
The common squirrel is widespread almost all over the world, and Hokkaido is no exception.
But Hokkaido is the only place in Japan where you can meet a squirrel in the wild.
Ezo naki usagi
A crying rabbit from the island of Hokkaido - that's about how you can translate the name of this little thing.
This is a local subspecies of the northern pipit — an amazing animal that lives in the northern part of Japan.
They say it was this cute animal that inspired the authors of Pokemon to create Pikachu.
The lesser weasel belongs to a subspecies that prefers the northern climate of Hokkaido, Siberia and the northern part of Scandinavia. Unlike other subspecies of weasel, the skin of this animal turns white in winter, which allows it to hide from predators.
This is a local subspecies of the long-tailed owl.
Unfortunately, these guys like to refresh themselves with other cute little animals from our post!
Keywords: Island | Tenderness | Japan
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