Photo You Must See: Snow Monkey in a Hot Spring

Travel Blog  •  World Hum  •  12.18.09 | 1:03 PM ET

snow monkey macaque hot spring JapanREUTERS/Pablo Sanchez

A Japanese macaque (sometimes called a snow monkey) soaks in a hot spring in Yamanouchi.

6 Comments for Photo You Must See: Snow Monkey in a Hot Spring

Caitlin 12.18.09 | 4:45 PM ET

I first heard of this when I saw Baraka back in the 1990s. I’d love to go and see it for real.

Charlane Brady 12.20.09 | 7:56 PM ET

me too…i first saw the snow monkeys in Baraka…i am dying to go too. i love this photo. thanks for sharing.

Wendy 12.20.09 | 10:19 PM ET

Snow monkey can enjoy the life completely,I really envy it.

Jennifer Goetz 12.21.09 | 9:47 PM ET

Oh that looks absolutely fabulous, especially in this wintry weather.  Smart monkey!

Grizzly Bear Mom 12.23.09 | 2:20 PM ET

Well, they have 99% of our DNA, dont they?  I would be soaking in a hot spring too, if I had one.

Gavin 12.26.09 | 8:14 AM ET

haha, i would like this Snow Monkey.

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