Yakushima is one of the Osumi Islands in SW Japan, off the south coast of the bigger Kyushu Island. It covers an area of ca. 500 km² and counts roughly 15 000 inhabitans.Yakushima's unique remnant of a warm-temperate ancient forest is a natural World Heritage Site since 1993. Its Japan's wettest place, where the rain is said to fall '35 days a month'.
This beautiful deer in the Yakusugi Forest was sent by Yumi via unesco tag, many thanks! :)