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Let’s try some “deer poop” ice cream in Nara, Japan’s city of deer!

Poo, puns, and matcha green tea desserts: this is gonna be FUN!

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Nara deer dies with four kilos of plastic in its stomach, tourists cautioned to feed animals properly

Increasing numbers of the nationally protected species are being affected by plastic bag consumption.

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Nara deer have a heartfelt message for tourists in new travel poster

A clever play on words tugs at the heartstrings.

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Japanese “yakuza deer” continue to harass restaurant owner at Miyajima 【Photos】

Series of photos shows what happens when cute deer try to act all gangsta.

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Record number of people injured by deer in Nara this year

Foreign tourists among those sustaining serious injuries from the native animals.

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Amazing pics from Kyoto/Nara “bullet tour” show no matter how tight your schedule, you should go

Breathtaking images from a skilled photographer show that even one day in Japan’s former capitals is enough for unforgettable beauty.

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Gang of “yakuza deer” regularly takes over Japanese restaurant’s street-side entrance【Photos】

Visitors to one of the most beautiful places in Japan document the four-legged mafia’s adorable M.O.

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Deer in Nara refuse crackers after Golden Week visitors leave them too full to eat【Photos】

Tourists were shocked to see the usually ravenous deer turn down their favourite treats.

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Nara, Japanese city famous for its streets of tame deer, begins culling program within city

The animals, revered as messengers of the Shinto gods, have been damaging Nara farmers’ crops.

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Google Street View sighting in Yamaguchi Prefecture amuses Japanese Twitter users

What has two legs, antlers, and looks like it belongs in a rock band?

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Green tea ice cream from Nara combines everything we love about the city into one cute dessert

There’s so much to like about the city’s new signature sweet.

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New Nara deer adoption program lets you take home your own pet deer, help with overpopulation!

Love Nara’s legendary deer? You’ll love them even more when they’re in your house.

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In law-abiding, snowy Japan, even this deer apparently follows the traffic rules

If the town is nice enough to put up a sign for you, you may as well use it.

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Japanese snow monkey filmed trying to have sex with a deer【Video】

Researchers say this is the first time this type of behaviour between the two species has been recorded.

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Watch out for bicycling deer?! Strange traffic sign confuses and inspires Japanese Twitter

Can the internet hivemind can figure out what this sign means?

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Adorable bowing deer in Japan shows you can be concurrently cute and courteous【Video】

This deer can’t talk, but it definitely knows how to say thank you.

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Nara deer takes a stand against upcoming Japanese election by eating electoral poster

And Japanese Twitter users are quick to provide us with some hilarious political commentary.

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Lotteria releases new deer burger in Hokkaido for a limited time

The new “Wild Game Burger” comes with a choice of either one or two deer meat patties.

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Looking to get your cute animal quota in Japan? Check out these five locations!【Video】

Japan is the land of super adorable things and the animals there are no different.

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Thinking about moving to Nara? Here are eight things that may surprise you!

Moving to Japan from another country can be a bit of a culture shock. Some handle the transition without any problems, and others can find it initially overwhelming. But it’s easy to forget that Japan isn’t one giant monolith, and the various prefectures can be wildly different—so much so that moving to a new prefecture can bring plenty of surprises even for those born and raised in Japan!

A great example is one of our own RocketNew24 Japan writers, Masami, who shares some of the things that surprised her after moving to Nara. Here are nine that may resonate with you!

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