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tanuki

(təˈnʊkɪ)
n
a Japanese raccoon dog, formerly believed in Japan to be a mischievous animal capable of shape-shifting
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While in the area, visitors can see rhinos, a raccoon dog called a Tanuki, red pandas, Indian rhinos, the new langurs, and the Asian elephants.
Ninja Slayer 5: One Minute Before the Tanuki continues the black-and-white manga (Japanese comics) adaptation of the shockingly grisly Ninja Slayer saga.
Plus, Rusty's mother explodes when her son fails a test and Goro Tanuki, Sunnyville's top chef, fears his upstart nephew will replace him.
The new line links the northern terminus of the Yamahana Line at Susukino with the eastern terminus of the Ichijo Line at Nishi-Yon-Chome, adding an intermediate stop at Tanuki Koji.
The Oedo Maki (crabstick, cucumber, unagi) at P300, and the Dragon Maki (crabstick, avocado, ebi tempura, salmon tanuki, mayo) at P495, come in big servings.
Plot: Freddie is actually a tanuki - a Japanese raccoon dog - but doesn't know that yet as he was born in the Lincoln Reptile & Pet Centre, where frankly they all look a bit weird.
Other South African exemplars of this sci-fi genre, sometimes with cyber overtones, might include Lauren Beukes' Moxyland [2008], Henrietta Rose-Innes's Nineveh [2011], or Zinaid Meeran's Tanuki Ichiban [2012].
8) Stray dogs are rare on most installations, however, wild tanuki (Nyctereutes procyonoides viverrinus Temminck) (Figure 2) are susceptible to D.
The Tanuki Song, in its simple, familiar, and repetitive way, creates the ideal beginner's learning environment.
The story combines gritty, urban reality with Japanese mythology and history as Ichiro, with the help of the Japanese trickster tanuki, and Hachiman, the old god of war, tries to find his true place in the world.
Meet the mischievous Tanuki (badger) and his friend Usagi (rabbit), the pheasant who saved the Korean woodcutter and the Great Dragon King of the Eastern Sea.
Extension participants this season include The Breslin Bar & Dining Room, db Bistro Moderne, Le Colonial Restaurant, Olives New York in the W New York-Union Square, Tanuki Tavern and Zengo.