Local police say 40-year-old Akira Furusho was found bleeding from his neck inside a cage at Hirakawa Zoological Park in Kagoshima.
Hilarity ensued when footballers and security were unable to remove the pooch from the turf.
More than forty years after banning the use of PCBs, the chemical pollutants remain a deadly threat to animals at the top of the food chain.
Kyle Mulinder, 37, was shocked when the animal rose from the water armed with an unusual weapon.
The big cat unnerved visitors by clambering over them into the car.
The seizure is believed to be Southeast Asia's biggest ever single seizure of heavily sought after rhino horns.
The woman was killed on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Video shared by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy shows the huge beast leap out of the water with teeth bared.
The little feline has even been found a forever home.
Although the annual count could record a bumper year for butterflies, more could still be done to protect them.