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Senpai Mole answers kids’ questions, but is kind of a jerk about it

Zoos like to put up panels in front of enclosures to help visitors learn more about the animals that they see. However, traditional panels with their dry scientific explanations often go overlooked.

That’s why Tokyo Zoo has, in an effort to teach the masses more effectively, come up with new message panels that pack a little more punch. Get ready to meet Senpai Mole as he teaches kids about his species…by yelling at them.

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Japan’s Angelic Animal Trend Continues! Tiny White Mole Discovered in Wakayama Prefecture

OK, this is getting weird. In the space of eight weeks we’ve seen a perfectly white koi carp in Isihikawa prefecture, an angelic white crow in Shimane prefecture, and now a tiny albino mole quite literally pops up in Wakayama prefecture, Japan!

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【Only in Japan】There’s Something Terribly Wrong With This Whac-A-Mole Game

Everyone’s familiar with Whac-A-Mole, right? Even if you’ve never played the classic American arcade game, countless variations exist all over the world, all of which involve bashing erratic plastic animals with a blunt object.

One of our Japanese reporters recently stumbled across a very unique Whac-A-Mole game that keeps the basic gameplay theme intact, but swaps out the moles for something more…painful.

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