This is one more image from my trip to Japan, a portrait of a snow monkey (Macaca fuscata) that I took on Japan’s big island, at 107 more words
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The little macaques wear chains around their necks. On the other end of it there is a trainer who forces the monkey to perform different trick. 509 more words
Singapore’s Lower Pierce Reservoir is known for its roving bands of Long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis). They are often fed by visitors, which is a really bad idea because they can get pretty stroppy when they’re hungry — and these creatures can tear apart an entire coconut with their bare hands.
Highly disturbing but very striking set of photos from Perttu Saksa on Time Lightbox last week – look closely and read the intro, these are actual monkeys, a truly haunting series here.
My last day in Kyoto involved many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In the morning we traveled by bus to Nara, the capital city of Nara Prefecture just outside of Kyoto and visited the Todai-Ji temple which features the world’s largest bronze statue of the Buddha in the world and the largest Buddha statue in Japan. 1,955 more words