August 18, 2009
Macaque Family, Japan
Photograph by Michael Angelo Cortez
This Month in Photo of the Day: Animals
Macaque monkeys on Mt. Misen, Miyajima Island, Japan, embrace their young and the old. This shows that monkeys may have tighter family units than us humans.
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