Blue-and-White Flycatcher

The Blue-and-White Flycatcher is called ‘oruri’ in japan. It is one of three Japanese  songbirds of the order Passeriformes that can twitter … More

Common kingfisher:カワセミ

Introduction Common kingfishers are the smallest members of the family Alcedinidae. They are found widely in Europe, Asia, and North Africa. They are … More

Shikoku-Inu

by A. Sato Introduction If you come across a dog called a “Tosa Inu” with huge brown body, drooping ears … More

Common Cuckoo

by. C. Ogawa Introduction This bird is a bird with an interesting habit. Parent does not make a nest. Because … More

Octopus

by K. Nagao Introduction Octopus are very delicious living things and the octopus is located in a line with the … More

Japanese giant salamander

by S. Tojima Kochi has a lot of natural places.  About 80% of the prefecture is mountainous.  These areas have a … More

Phoxinus

by K. Gempei Haya is a generic name for Phoxinus, a fish with elongated medium-sized body among cyprinid freshwater fish … More

Onagadori

by T. Tsujizono Onagadori is one of the Natural monument in Japan. It is same kind of cocks, and the … More

Fiddler Crab

by T. Takayama Character First fiddler crab is Decapoda class sand crab family Uca arcuata. Fiddler crab`s gap length is … More

Fiddler Crab

by T. Oda Class fiddler crab has 10 Japanese types. Fiddler crab and hakusen fiddler crab are distributed in Kyusyu … More

Japanese dormouse

by Y. Minami Introduction There are many animals that are in danger of extinction in Kochi. The Japanese dormouse is … More

Common Jay (Graphium doson)

by M. Yabumoto Mikadoageha or the Common Jay (Graphium doson) is a special protected butterfly in Japan. Mikadoageha’s subspecies live … More