Tottori Giant Salamander Foundation of Japan

The Tottori Giant Salamander Foundation of Japan was established in 2018 by Dr. Sumio Okada (Hanzaki Research Institute) and Richard Pearce (Bushido Japan).

The primary goals of the foundation are:

  • to raise awareness of the plight of the Japanese giant salamanders conservation steps necessary to secure their future existence in Tottori and beyond.

  • to create and provide funding necessary for Dr. Okada’s research and for resources necessary for the conservation efforts of the Japanese giant