Tiger keelback
(Rhabdophis tigrinus )

As it has a toxic poison, you should be very careful around this animal. It feeds on frogs, and will even eat the poisonous Japanese toad.


Japanese rat snake
(Elaphe climacophora )

Nonpoisonous, but immature snakes are often mistaken as pit vipers.

Japanese grass lizard
(Takydromus tachydromoides )

This lizard has non-glossy, roughly textured scales and a long tail, which reminds one of a miniaturized dinosaur.


Japanese lizard
(Plestiodon japonicus )

The immature lizard has a black and yellow line and a vivid blue tail.