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You are a little snow monkey.


These pictures are of Japanese macaques relaxing in a hot spring in Yamanouchi, central Japan. Nicknamed the snow monkey, the cheeky-looking animals live a much chillier existence than their tropical cousins and they appear to like nothing better than keeping warm in steaming-hot pools such as this one.

The inviting-looking spring is in a ski resort town and from the incredibly human-like expressions on their faces they could almost be a group of tourists enjoying a relaxing break.

The snow monkeys are the most northerly non-human primate in the world. Sensibly they spend the winter – when temperatures drop to below freezing and snow covers their habitat – warming up in the volcanic hot springs.

















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