A Photo Series by Yoko Ishii Documents the Free-Ranging Urban Deer of Nara, Japan


In Nara, Japan,  Sika deer are not restricted to forests or parks, but rather mingle in the urban center much like humans—congregating in green spaces, browsing open shops, and even lining up neatly to pass through turnstiles. Although viewed as a burden in a most of the country, in Nara the deer population is sacred and protected by law. Beyond the Border, an ongoing series by Kanagawa-based photographer Yoko Ishii, captures the deer in everyday moments across the city, from collectively passing down a major street, to pausing to feed their young below a stoplight.[…]

Source: A Photo Series by Yoko Ishii Documents the Free-Ranging Urban Deer of Nara, Japan

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