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Japanese Snow Monkeys in the Nagano Mountains

Listed under Wildlife in Nagano, Japan.

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Deep in the mountains of Nagano the small village of Yudanaka is home not only to skiers and hot spring aficionados but also to the famous Japanese snow monkeys who like nothing better than to take a hot spring bath themselves. Properly known as Japanese Macaques, these hardy animals are the most northerly living monkeys in the world – but while the hot springs gush forth they are happy as can be!

Written by  James Mundy.

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