Caring mother macaque keeping her baby warm... (Photo: Nicole Bauer)

Snow Monkeys in Nagano

A winter day with the Japanese Macaque

Nicole Bauer   - 1 min read

At Jigokudani Yaen-Koen (Hell's Valley Monkey Park) in Nagano Prefecture, you can observe the Japanese Snow Monkeys in their natural surroundings. Watch them taking a hot bath, going about their daily hygiene routines, looking for food, and playing with each other. It is a fascinating, up-close experience with some amazing animals.

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Nicole Bauer

Nicole Bauer @nicole.bauer

Travelling abroad to discover new places, getting to know different cultures and learning foreign languages has always been my passion. I was born and raised in Germany; however, for a few years now I've been very lucky to be able to spend my life abroad. I lived for some time in England and Ital...