The Palearctic (Eurasian) temperate broadleaf and mixed forest...
Arisaema ovale, 'Japanese Cobra Lilly'. One of two 'Jack-in-the-Pulpits' native to Japan.
Camellia japonica, 'Japanese Camellia', 'Tsubaki' Eastern Asia, including southern Japan.
Aythya fuligula, 'Tufted Duck'.
Corvus corone , 'Carrion Crow'. Found in various ecosystems, including human habitats, in two separate areas at either and of the Palearctic; western Europe and temperate Asia.
Pica pica, 'Eurasian Magpie'. Found in open forests, including human habitats, across Europe and temperate Asia. Reported to be the only bird (so far) to naturally pass the 'mirror test' of self-awareness.
Sittiparis varius, 'Varied Tit'. Found in temperate forests in Japan and adjacent parts of mainland Asia.
Hypsipetes amaurotis, 'Brown-eared Bulbul'. A common bird of eastern Asia.
Macaca fuscata, 'Japanese Macaque', 'Snow Monkey'. This species is the most northerly living primate (besides humans).
Cervus nippon, 'Sika/Spotted/Japanese Deer'. Once found from northern Vietnam to Russian far east, but now only common in Japan.
For a taste of the common species, pop into Hyde Park, London, England. For a more authentic experience of native forest, visit: Yakushima Island, Japan.
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