19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Baby Snow Monkeys

Baby snow monkeys play in an "onsen" — hot spring — in Yamanouchi, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. This is the only region where nonhuman primates are known to bathe in hot springs.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Yamanouchi, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
Copyright: © Ramesh Letchmanan
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