Fun Play

Category: Spontaneous Moments

 

Photo and caption by Kiat Teo

Two juvenile Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata), or snow monkeys play in the snow and chased each other for a distance. I wanted to get up close though, as just a little patience will be rewarded to produce the kind of nature shots we all dream of capturing. Whether they’re grooming in the water or chasing each other and rolling snowballs along the long path to the park, the monkeys aren’t in the least bit bothered by their camera-clicking visitors.

Location: Jigokudani (Hell Valley) Snow Monkey Park located near Nagano Japan.

 

More Spontaneous Moments Entries »

 
  1. Seeking a Blessing

    By Dave Monk

  2. Air Bubbles

    By Amanda Fuller

  3. Northern Lights

    By Christine Peterson

Take A Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities




Subscribe to Nat Geo Traveler

  • 3050C_TRV_Banner_160x120.jpg

    Order Now

    Available in print and for iPad®! See destinations come alive with 360-degree photos, videos, and more!