Category: Spontaneous Moments
Photo and caption by Kiat Choon 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.