February 15-26. The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.

Japanese Animals – Creatures that are Endemic to the Island of Japan – Hitomi Stuchbury – Family Session

Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata) juvenile yawning at Jigokudani Monkey Park, Nagano, Japan Image CC by SA 2.0 by Daisuke Tashiro

Japanese Animals – Creatures that are Endemic to the Island of Japan – Hitomi Stuchbury – Family Session

Family Session

A variety of unusual animals call Japan their only home. Find out about the Japanese Macaque (Snow Monkey), the Japanese Serow and other animals unique to Japan. Participants will also be introduced to some basic Japanese vocabulary and take part in a fun quiz.

Image: Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata) juvenile yawning at Jigokudani Monkey Park, Nagano, Japan by Daisuke Tashiro, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Session Presenter

Hitomi Stuchbury

Hitomi Stuchbury

I was born in Tokyo and lived there most of my life –my speciality is early education, and I worked at special school for primary children and nurseries in Japan. I moved to the UK and Milton Keynes in 2010 with my British husband, and we have two boys. Since 2012 I have been a Japanese language tutor for Community Learning MK.

Event Hours(1)

  • Sat 19 Feb

    11.30 - 12.30

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