A young couple of clawless otters are now on exhibit at Sendai Umino-mori Aquarium. There are only 3 facilities hold and exhibit clawless otters in Japan. We can't meet them except at those precious facilities!
１月に行ったのに更新するのを忘れていたよ。 www.aqua-park.jp 前回訪問時（2015年の秋）は「エプソン」がついていたのだけれど、いつのまにか外れていた。 それから、あまり大々的には言われてないけれど（時効（？）ってことでいいでしょう）展示されてい…
Two ASCOs are on exhibit at Izu Shaboten Zoo. This otter exhibit has nice feeding devices!
Mito Sea Paradise , the 2nd oldest aquarium in Japan , is located in Izu Peninsula. In 1982 they started sea otters' exhibit, and succeed breeding them 2 years later . (Both were the very first time in Japan!)
I went to Obihiro Zoo (Hokkaido Pref.) for the first time in two years. Things change.
Now, there are 3 North American River Otters(NAROs) in Japan. At Kushiro Zoo, a pair of NAROs live and are on exhibit.
Never imagined that I could go Korean Otter Research Center ( Hwacheon , South Korea ). There're 11 otters on exhibit (as of May 17th ).
This article is described about Seoul Zoo.
I visited South Korea for four days. Needles to say, the purpose is to watch otters!!
About three months ago, I visited to Marine World Umino-Nakamichi (Fukuoka prefecture , Japan) to watch sea otters. The numbers of Sea otter has decreased here in Japan. As of today there're 13 otters in Japan aquariums. What can we do for…
Chiba Zoological Park (Chiba Pref) is now in a transitional stage. In order to break problems, they formulated a basic policy.
A ringed seal pup were born on Feb 21. She and her mom are now on exhibit in Kamogawa Sea World, Japan.
LCCってありがたい存在ですね。仕事終わりに思い立って航空券をポチっと、翌日早朝の成田→福岡便で行ってきました福岡市動植物園。そういえば昨年末にふるさと納税をした関係で年パスを発行していたのであった。 zoo.city.fukuoka.lg.jp Four-month-old otte…
NIFREL, a new facility produced by KAIYUKAN, is not like an aquarium or a zoo but allowing visitors to intuitively experience the beauty and wonder of living creatures. Ofcourse otters are on exhibition.
Here's an another article while stayin' Guam, about UnderWater World (UWW).
I stayed Guam just three days and had a good time. Ofcourse I visited Guam Zoo which is owned by Mr. and Mrs. Cushing. Although there's no otters, it was really awesome.
晴れ渡る空に白い雲。夏みたいな画だ。真冬の南東北ですけどｗ www.marine.fks.ed.jp This is my first time visiting "Aquamarine Fukushima (AMF)". AMF is located in the eastern part of Fukushima pref ( called "Hama-dohri" ). Last year, I describ…
めんだこ〜。 A few weeks ago, I visited Enoshima Aq. There's no otter, but I enjoyed the exhibits. 年末に 新江ノ島水族館 を訪問したのでその時の写真をまとめます。 www.enosui.com アクアマリンいなわしろが水族館おさめになると思いきや、突発的に…
Aprl 25th this year , Aquamarine Inawashiro Kingfisheres Aquarium was reopened. The facility has just started the otters' exhibit ! 4-months-old pups and their mum (named"Tirol") were playin' , I could see the moments.
Here's a new article reporting "Epson Aqua Park Shinagawa" ! The facility was renovated and reopened July 2015.
"Zoorasia" expanded their exhibit areas named "African savannah". (Photos were taken in July 2015)
Here's a new entry about Sagamigawa "Aquarium Sagamihara" (Kanagawa Pref.) !! It isn't so large facility, but there's many elaborate exhibits about Sagami River.
約２年ぶりの東山動植物園。 Here's new post! Two otter babies were born last month.
I went to a seminar on designing.
Here's a new post about Fuji Safari Park ( Shizuoka Pref. ) I visited there to see swimming elephants, but unfortunately I could't see it.
Chikozan Zoo (Sayama city, Saitama pref.) has started an ASCO's exhibit recently. So I went there and watched her last holiday.
I went to a small aquarium, Futami Sea Paradise, in Mie prefecture. Gladly, the clawless-otter babies were born in March 17th, here at Futami.
Here's a new article described Hamura zoo ( Hamura city, Tokyo ) . This is the first time I visited there.
I visited Sumida Aquarium (Sumida-ku, Tokyo) which is at foot of TOKYO SKY TREE. The facility has one of the largest indoor, open pool-type tanks in Japan, exhibits of penguins.
I visited "Tokyo Tower Aquarium". There're no mammals, but we can see 50,000 fishes here.
I visited to Children's zoo (Saitama prefecture) to see a giraffe calf named "Maru".
I visited Kofu City Yuki Park Zoo, Yamanashi pref.
It's the day we've waited for!! Today, May 27th, is "International Otter Awareness Day". I'll tell you two topics in this article.
I visited Ichikawa zoo few days ago. This is a report of its animals.
This is a report of Marinepia Matsushima aquarium that will come to closed at May 10th , 2015. The aquarium has injured by TSUNAMI , so it is going to renewal .
I visited "Shin-Yashima Aquarium" in Kagawa Prefecture. This Aq. will be closed. Here's a report.
Hakkeijima Sea Paradise has 4 exhibition area, Aqua museum, Dolphin Fantasy, UMI FARM and Fureai Lagoon. This is a report of Aqua museum, Dolphin Fantasy and UMI FARM.
八景島シーパラダイス ふれあいラグーンのコツメカワウソたちに会いに行ってきました。 I visited to "Hakkeijima Sea Paradaise" to see ASCO brothers.
Here's another report of Giant river otter at River Safari. Now it's the time to have dinner !
Here's a report with many giant river otters' photos.
I visited also River Safari to meet them.
Here's a report of Night Safari. ASCOs sort the garbages on "Creatures of the Night Show".
I visited Singapore and enjoyed watching otters. Here's a report of Singapore Zoo.
I visited to Taipei Zoo (Taipei City, Taiwan) in September 2014.This is a (private) note of Otters in Taipei Zoo.
Chiba zoological park held an event on May 3 , 2014. Attendees were able to watch ASCOs' holding area.