The laying out of a golf course on Japan's Amami-Oshama island - the 2nd one there - may push the Amami black hare, the oldest species of hare in the world, to the brink of extinction. Environmental Network Amami, a local NGO, has thus made them coplaintiffs in the suit it has filed against the local government. The district court has now asked for the full name and address of "a certain person called The Black Hare".
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