Category: Starts with \\\”ta,ti,tsu,te,to\\\” in Japanese

Chinstrap Penguin

Have you heard of the Chinstrap Penguin? In fact, this name refers to the Hige Penguin in Japan!
The Chinstrap Penguin is said to have one of the largest populations among penguins worldwide, competing for the top two spots. However, it is surprising that the number of Chinstrap Penguins bred in Japan is relatively small, so many people may be hearing this name for the first time.
Let’s take a peek at some interesting and funny secrets about the Chinstrap Penguin!

Turkish Angora

“Turkish Angora” is a breed of cat that is known for its beautiful fur and elegant appearance. Its appearance exudes an atmosphere that seems to belong to a wealthy household.
However, it is rare to see them in pet shops, so many people may not have heard of them before.
Although the Turkish Angora is not a well-known breed, its history is very ancient and there are many secrets hidden within it.
Let’s explore the world of the Turkish Angora right away!

Turkish Van

Many people associate cats with being afraid of water. However, did you know that there are cats that are good at swimming? That’s the Turkish Van!
It is rare to see them in Japan, so if you find one at a breeder’s or an acquaintance’s house, you can consider yourself very lucky. The history of the Turkish Van is interesting and full of mysteries.
Let’s explore its secrets together!


The reindeer that comes with Santa Claus on Christmas is a favorite character of children all over the world.
But how much do you know about the animal reindeer?
It seems that you know, but when you think about it, there seems to be a lot of things you don’t know.
Let’s find out about the animal reindeer and the reindeer that carry Santa Claus on board!


「Toyger??」 It is one of the breeds that cat lovers may not be familiar with, so many people may not have heard or seen it.
That’s because Toyger is a new breed that was recently born, so it is still a rare cat with low name recognition in Japan!
However, its appearance, which looks just like a tiger, is very impressive and unforgettable.
Why don’t you explore the secrets of the little-known Toyger?


The beautiful butterfly flutters from flower to flower, completely different from its appearance as a caterpillar or larva.

The transformation from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly is full of wonder and mystery.

Let’s go and search for the mysteries of the butterfly that make us want to ask, “How do they know that?” and “How do they do that?”

Raccoon Dog

Speaking of animals that appear in many folktales and fairy tales… the raccoon dog is famous! Japan has had a relationship with raccoon dogs since ancient times through songs and movies, but surprisingly, there are many things we don’t know about their ecology. Why don’t we explore the hidden secrets of raccoon dogs?

Spotted Garden Eel

The spotted garden eel that peeks out its long body from the sand!
It has a very cute appearance with striped patterns and orange colors, and it is a hidden popular creature in the aquarium, but do you know why the spotted garden eel burrows into the sand and what kind of food it eats?
Let’s learn more about the cute spotted garden eel!


Children love dragonflies.
Your parents and grandparents must have also played with them, chasing and catching them.
But even though they are so familiar to us, there are many things we don’t know about them.
How much do you know about dragonflies?


Octopuses are marine mollusks that are known for their wriggling arms and impressive suction cups.
Their unique appearance has made them a popular subject in fantasy works as monsters.
They are often used as food in our homes, so it’s rare to see a live octopus. In other words, it can be said that we hardly know anything about octopuses.
It is known that octopuses have strong suction cups and can spit ink, but the more you learn about them, the more you realize how mysterious they are as creatures.
Let’s explore the ecology of octopuses together so that more people can learn about them.