Japan, Central Honshu (Chubu), Nagano Prefecture, Jigokudani Nature Reserve,  Jigokudani Onsen (Hell Valley Hot Springs), Japanese Macaque Monkey (Snow Monkey) by Gavin Hellier for Stocksy United

Japan, Central Honshu (Chubu), Nagano Prefecture, Jigokudani Nature Reserve, Jigokudani Onsen (Hell Valley Hot Springs), Japanese Macaque Monkey (Snow Monkey)

The Japanese macaque is a terrestrial Old World monkey species native to Japan. It is also sometimes known as the snow monkey because it lives in areas where snow covers the ground for months each year — no primate, with the exception of humans, is more northern-living, nor lives in a colder climate.

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Uploaded 2 May, 2013
Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

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