Miyajima’s white raccoon dog.
It is said that only a few tanuki live on Miyajima,
so seeing the rare white tanuki,
also known as the “happy white tanuki” makes people very happy.
It is said that only a few tanuki live on Miyajima,so seeing the rare white tanuki,also known as the “happy white tanuki” makes people very happy.
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White raccoon dog, tea raccoon dog.
Yukimi-chan / white raccoon dog
Momiji-chan / brown raccoon dog
A tanuki is a raccoon dog. Sometimes, you can see a white tanuki at Mikuniya. It is called Yukimi-chan.
The white tanuki reminded the girl of Yukimi Daifuku with its white fluffy coat, just like the ice cream.
A brown tanuki also comes to Mikuniya. He is called “Momiji-chan”.
It was named by an elementary school student who stayed at Mikuniya.
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Where can the white tanuki be seen?
If you are lucky, you can see the white tanuki in the garden of Mikuniya, and on the walking course around the two storey pagoda to the west of Mikuniya.
Mikuniya Main Building / Japanese Garden
At this time, with the deer I was playing with them.
Near the entrance of Mikuniya Main Building
Many wild raccoon dogs are afraid of people, but sometimes they approach without fear of people.
Miyajima, ferry terminal, etc.
On the island, ferry terminals and shopping streets are also said to be walking courses.
White raccoon dog that brings happiness.
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