Useful Information for Foreign Tourists in Sapporo: Road signs unique to Hokkaido and its myriad wildlife

Road signs unique to Hokkaido and its myriad wildlife

Hokkaido is home to myriad wildlife. For this reason, you may encounter various road signs about animals that are unique to each region. One of the most common is the “Deer Crossing” sign that can even been seen in Sapporo. Deer can weigh over 100 kg, so they can actually cause a fatal traffic accident. If you see this sign, be on the lookout for deer and be extra vigilant when driving. If you see a deer in the distance, enjoy this view unique to Hokkaido. Some areas have road signs about foxes, cows, horses and brown bears. How many of these animal road signs can you spot while driving?

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