Macaca fuscata fuscata
|Japanese macaque range|
The Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata,is also known as the snow monkey. It is a tough monkey that lives in the high mountains of the island of Honshū in Japan. There are two things that make these monkeys different from other primates: they live in below-zero temperatures, and they like to warm themseves and relax in hot springs.
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Macaques weigh around 12 kilograms and can grow up to 70cm. They have short tails.
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