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January 24, 2017

Another Pretty Face

The expressive face of a Japanese macaque was captured by Your Shot photographer Moana Ghiandoni “at Jigokudani onsen [hot spring] in Nagano,” Japan. Jigokudani Monkey Park is home to a large population of the primates, also known as snow monkeys, who live in the area’s high cliffs and forests and descend to soak in the hot springs during the harsh winters. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Moana Ghiandoni, National Geographic Your Shot

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