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Zao Fox Village

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In addition to the usual Japanese Ezo red fox, the village also has the rare species of silver foxes, blue foxes, platinum foxes, shadow foxes, and cross foxes. Over 100 of these 6 species of foxes roam freely around a large natural habitat at this zoo, which is the only zoo in the world dedicated only to foxes. The foxes can be observed up close, and visitors can also feed and hold them. Of special note is that in spring and early summer, even baby foxes can be held.

Street address

11-3 Fukuoka, Yatsumiya, Kawarago, Shiroishi City, Miyagi

Access

Route1

  • About 20 minutes by taxi from JR Shiroishi-Zao Station. About 4,000 yen for a one-way trip.

Route2

  • (Operating Tuesdays and Fridays only)A 1-hour ride on the Fukuoka line of the Castle-kun bus from JR Shiroishi Station.
    Get off at Kawarago. Costs 200 yen.

Opening Hours

9:00-17:00
(From December 1 through March 15 : 9:00 – 16:00)

Closed

Wednesday
Period of no regular holiday : February / from April 29 through May 6 /
August / from December 25 through January 9

Fee

Admissions: 1,000 yen (Aged 13 and over)

Website

http://zao-fox-village.com/en

Best season

All year

Point

Aside from foxes, there are also rabbits, goats, and ponies. Feeding and other interactive activities are available.
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