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Japanese Macaques (Nihonzaru 日本猿)

I remember being amazed when I saw these Japanese Snow Macaques on the telly on a wildlife documentary. It was a great privilege to have had the opportunity to sit and watch these remarkable primates living their lives in the freeezing cold Japanese Alps. 337 more words


Symmetrical Stare

I’m in a little bit of a quandary over my illustration work – I’m enjoying doing one-off pieces based on little inspirations (saw one of these monkeys in my youngest’s reading book) – but essentially am I just doing the same picture again and again? 55 more words


In the Eye of The Beholder

This has to be a face only a crested black macaque mother could love.

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Searching for elusive birds of paradise

As we entered the MacRitchie reservoir park, we couldn’t help but notice the signs warning us about the resident macaque monkeys: ‘Do not feed, do not carry plastic bags, do not make eye contact, avoid wearing sunglasses.’ We began walking around the large reservoir and spotted small sunbathing terrapins sat near the sludgy shallows. 1,171 more words


Steep stairs at Arayashima

I very much wanted to see the macaques living in the monkey park in Arayashima, Japan. But in order to get there I had to climb these stairs. 37 more words


Monkey Love

Yungpin, of the Juju clan, clung to a thin branch at the top of the Home Tree. The young Macaque looked out over the tribe’s territory, running from the big water by the mangroves, to the rocky outcroppings where the hills began. 975 more words


Beach Monkey Beef and Pak Bara

The following day we made our way to Pak Bara, right down south near the border of Malaysia. The roads on the way were gorgeous and empty, and we were able to stop at some secluded beaches en route. 428 more words