Archive List for Hokkaido

Monkeys relaxing in a hot spring, Hakodate, Hokkaido

A hot spring has been available at a botanical garden in the hot spring resort area of Hakodate since January 1, and visitors are enjoying the sight of the monkeys warming themselves in the snowy hot water.     About 50 Japanese macaques are kept at the Hakodate Tropical Botanical Garden in Yugawa-cho, Hakodate City, […]

Whooper swans fly to Furen Lake and other lakes in Nemuro, Hokkaido

Whooper swans have been arriving at Furen Lake and other areas in Nemuro City, Hokkaido, a well-known stopover for migratory birds, signaling the arrival of winter.     The area around Furen Lake and Onnenuma in Nemuro City, which stretches along the Nemuro Straits, is one of the largest migratory stopover sites for whooper swans […]