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Japan’s Famous Nara Deer Park is Being Ruined By Rude Tourists

The Nara government revealed on February 8 that the famed and often polite deer in Nara Park – home to nearly 1,500 wild deer – have become quite frustrated.

Nara Deer park

Injuries caused by deer bites have gone up from 118 cases from the previous fiscal year to 164 cases between April 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018, the Japan Times reported. Of the 164 reported cases, 80% of them are tourists, most of them Chinese.