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In Rural Fukushima, 'The Border Between Monkeys And Humans Has Blurred'

After people evacuated their homes following a nuclear disaster in the Japanese prefecture, nature started to reclaim the space. The humans are trying to return, but it's an uneasy coexistence.

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In Rural Fukushima, 'The Border Between Monkeys And Humans Has Blurred'

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