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Two young Japanese macaques playing together in the snow
January 23, 2021

Monkeying Around

Two juvenile Japanese macaques, or snow monkeys, play in the snow in Jigokudani, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Snow monkeys can live to be about 30 years old.
Photograph by Tim Laman, Nat Geo Image Collection

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