By SEIJI IWATA/ Staff Writer
June 12, 2021 at 07:00 JST
Rikuo Watanabe, background, helps place a stone on Jan. 23 for toads descending the mountain for laying eggs to climb out of ditches as a member of the group to protect the species on Mount Homanzan. The stone will be removed after they return to the peak following the end of breeding season. (Seiji Iwata)
DAZAIFU, Fukuoka Prefecture--At the foot of 829-meter Mount Homanzan on a recent morning, the participants started like runners in a marathon, swinging their thin limbs nimbly. [Read More]
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