August 4, 2009

Japanese Macaque Swimming

Photograph by Will Burrard Lucas

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animals

A Japanese macaque swims in a geothermal hot spring in the mountains of Japan. Throughout the day these monkeys can be seen playing, grooming, and relaxing in the steaming waters in Nagano Prefecture, Japan.

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