Deer rests on a carpet of fallen leaves in Nara Park. The morning sun shines brightly through red maple trees. About 1,300 deer dwell in Nara Park (as of July, 2020). They are a designated natural treasure of Japan.
Underwater: manta rays, the most graceful swimmer in the Okinawa oceans
Drone shot: autumn at Onuma Quasi-National Park in Hokkaido
Amazing rocket launch moments in Japan
Festivals in Japan: Aomori Nebuta Festival
Underwater: northern sea lions flock to a tiny island