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Alpine meadows
A fortuneteller in the streets of Old Havana, Cuba
The quiet lake
Let it Flow
Stripes of Snow on the Mountain
Water of Life
Up in the clouds
Is It a Beautiful Morning?
Alps
Winter In the Desert
Snowy July
Monkey Business
Forbidden
Rainy Day in Red Rock Canyon -- Las Vegas NV
Beautiful view of the lake Caumasee. Switzerland
Harvest the winter rice
Ghost of Trees...May Be the Only Trees we see at the Rate Forests are Being Destroyed
Halo
Green field
Tree of Life
Beautiful cloud formations over Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas, NV
The deer showdown in east Hokkaido
Misty mornings
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Monkey Business

The Japanese macaque, also known as the snow monkey, is a terrestrial Old World monkey species that is native to Japan. They get their name "snow monkey" because they live in areas where snow covers the ground for months each year – no other nonhuman primate is more northern-living, nor lives in a colder climate. Individuals have brown-grey fur, red faces, and short tails. Two subspecies are known. Their facial expressions are ideal for portraits.

TAGS: Japan, Monkey, Snow, Water

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Kotte, Sri Lanka
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© Lalith Ekanayake.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2018
Total Views: 13
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 24, 2019, 7:25 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D850
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f2
ISO: ISO80
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PHOTO LOCATION Jigokudani, Japan