We are a twenty-something couple from northern Vermont out to explore the western rim of the Pacific Ocean. Our interests include heady microbrews, swimming holes, heavy snowfall, electronic music, the internet, the tops of mountains, food in general, and maple trees.
Fifteen months of travel will take us from Japan through Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. We will be sharing our experiences here through videos, photos and words.
I will give an e-high five to anyone who can get the name of this animal
February 4, 2011 at 12:47 pm
Quite the creature, and I’m amazed how close you got. I would have thought it was called the goat-bear too, haha. I believe its the Japanese serow (Capricornis crispus or Naemorhedus crispus), also known as the Nihon kamoshika. Do I get an e-high five!?!
February 4, 2011 at 1:40 pm
nice work callie! e-high five! apparently they are all over the Japan Alps, and we yeah we got quite close to this guy. maybe 75 feet or so. i wanted to pet him.
February 4, 2011 at 9:52 pm
February 4, 2011 at 5:41 pm
Wow, I would so want to pet him (or her? how do you know?) Can you domesticate one and bring him or her home for me, please?
February 7, 2011 at 12:44 am
a friend for pepper!
February 8, 2011 at 5:36 am
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