Last year, 95% of captured bears were put down. A wildlife organization in Nagano is helping to lower that statistic and reduce encounters between wild bears and humans.
By Greg Goodmacher 4 min read
Close to the Snow Monkey Park, foreigner-friendly Yudanaka Onsen in Nagano makes for a great day or overnight hot spring trip.
As convenient and vibrant as Japan’s major urban centers are, one expat explains why a change to a more rural area did him a world of good.