Snow monkeys soak in hot springs

20:40, Jan 20 2014
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Japanese Macaques (or Snow Monkeys) gather to soak in a hot spring at a snow-covered valley in Yamanouchi town.
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One of the Macaques enjoying a blissful soak.
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Ah that's the spot! The Japanese Macaques (or Snow Monkeys)groom each other as they gather in a hot spring.
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The water is perfect! A Snow Monkey seeks comfort from the hot springs in the ski resort town of Yamanouchi.
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Snow Monkeys gather for some grooming and gossip.
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Oh yup, right there! These Snow Monkeys sure know how to keep warm!
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The perfect time for a selfie!
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Japanese Macaques groom each other.
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Japanese Macaques groom each other.
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Just chilling...

As temperatures plummet in central Japan, these Japanese Macaques (or Snow Monkeys) gather to soak in a hot spring in Yamanouchi.

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