Saturday, April 26, 2014

Fact of the Day: Cold Primate

The Japanese Macaque (also known as the snow monkey) can easily live in colder climates. Besides humans, no other primate lives farther north or in a colder area. 

13 comments:

  1. They are the same monkeys that live in our City Park.

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  2. I didn´t know about this fact. Interesting. Kisses and nice day:)

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  3. I used to have a primate book as a youngster and I remember reading about these. Such cool animals!

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  4. I wonder what do they eat when there are no fruit in the winter

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  5. Monkeys scare me for some reason haha

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  6. We saw a couple when we were high up in the Japan Alps. It was snowing and about -1C (April). The monkeys like to sit in the natural outdoor hot springs.

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  8. He looks like he has something on his mind

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  9. I've seen pictures of them soaking in thermal hot springs. They look so human.

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  10. Looks like they've got a good amount of fur to keep them warm.

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