1. Japanese dormouse (Glirulus japonicus)Usually written using kana alone
Wikipedia definition
2. Japanese dormouseThe Japanese dormouse (Glirulus japonicus) is a species of rodent in the Gliridae family. It is monotypic within the genus Glirulus. It is endemic to Japan. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. In Japanese it is called yamane (山鼠). Among dormice, it has the special ability of running at great speed upside down, suspended from branches. Its main food is nectar or pollen, although nursing females will eat small insects.
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Other forms
冬眠鼠 【やまね】ヤマネ山鼠 【やまねみず】
やまねみず: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.


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