Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Video Clips of Japanese Snow Monkeys

Here are a few short clips of Japanese Macaque or Snow Monkey taken at Jigokudani Park in Nagano Prefecture.

Japanese Snow Monkeys at Jigokudani Park in Nagano



Japanese snow monkeys get excited as feeding time approaches.

Dignified Snow Monkey Enjoying his Bath




This scene reminds of the art film Baraka which had a scene of a snow monkey (might even be the same one) staring contently from his hot springs bath.

Japanese Snow Monkey enjoys a hot springs massage



Just like humans, Japanese Snow Monkeys like to unwind and relax at hot springs.

Baby Snow Monkey with Mother



A Baby Snow Monkey with its mother. Another baby monkey darts by on the left.

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Vagabond traveler currently hold up in Tokyo. I've done a far bit of traveling and had a few interesting adventures along the way. This blog is a chronicle of adventures past and present and those yet to come. I’ve been to about 30 countries though some no bigger than a kitchen table. I’ve run with the bulls of Pamplona, hiked the Inca Trail, got mugged in Mexico City, floated down the Nile in an old boat, climbed the Great Pyramid of Egypt, got ripped at Oktoberfest, and rode the notorious Tokyo Yamanote Halloween Party Train.