SINOPIX PHOTO-SNOW MONKEY FEATURE STORY

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A Japanese macaque, a.k.a. Snow Monkey, at Jigokudani (Hell Valley) in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, 18 Jan 2011.  Japanese snow monkeys live in extreme conditions where winter temperatures can drop to -20 c.  The monkeys of Jigokudani are unique in taking hot baths in the volcanic water of the area to keep warm...Photo by Richard Jones/ Sinopix
A Japanese macaque, a.k.a. Snow Monkey, at Jigokudani (Hell Valley) in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, 18 Jan 2011. Japanese snow monkeys live in extreme conditions where winter temperatures can drop to -20 c. The monkeys of Jigokudani are unique in taking hot baths in the volcanic water of the area to keep warm...Photo by Richard Jones/ Sinopix
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