Posts tagged macaque

A family of Japanese macaques huddle together for warmth in the mountains of Jigokudani, Nagano, Japan  Picture: Ade Photography/Solent News & Photo Agency

A family of Japanese macaques huddle together for warmth in the mountains of Jigokudani, Nagano, Japan  Picture: Ade Photography/Solent News & Photo Agency

Japanese macaques bathing in the hot springs at Jigokudani Hot Spring Park in Nagano, Japan.  Picture: Kiyoshi Ookawa/Caters

Japanese macaques bathing in the hot springs at Jigokudani Hot Spring Park in Nagano, Japan.  Picture: Kiyoshi Ookawa/Caters

A Japanese macaque breastfeeds her baby at the zoo in Rio de Janeiro.  Picture: VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images

A Japanese macaque breastfeeds her baby at the zoo in Rio de Janeiro.  Picture: VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images

Japanese macaques, commonly referred to as snow monkeys, huddle together at an open-air hot spring at the Jigokudani (Hell’s Valley) Monkey Park in the town of Yamanouchi, Nagano prefecture, Japan.  Picture: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images

Japanese macaques, commonly referred to as snow monkeys, huddle together at an open-air hot spring at the Jigokudani (Hell’s Valley) Monkey Park in the town of Yamanouchi, Nagano prefecture, Japan.  Picture: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images

Nachi, a 14-year-old Celebes crested macaque, watches her two-week-old baby Nina at the Ramat Gan Safari park near Tel Aviv, Israel.  Picture: EPA/OLIVER WEIKEN

Nachi, a 14-year-old Celebes crested macaque, watches her two-week-old baby Nina at the Ramat Gan Safari park near Tel Aviv, Israel.  Picture: EPA/OLIVER WEIKEN

A female toque macaque, which is a kind of monkey from Sri Lanka, holds her male baby at Zoo Berlin in Berlin, Germany. The baby monkey was born on August 23.  Picture: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

A female toque macaque, which is a kind of monkey from Sri Lanka, holds her male baby at Zoo Berlin in Berlin, Germany. The baby monkey was born on August 23.  Picture: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

A young Barbary macaque is cared for by its mother at the zoo in Erfurt, Germany
Picture: EPA/MARTIN SCHUTT

A young Barbary macaque is cared for by its mother at the zoo in Erfurt, Germany

Picture: EPA/MARTIN SCHUTT

A macaque enjoys an ice lolly made from carrots frozen in cranberry juice to help it cool off at Bristol Zoo. Lynsey Bugg, assistant curator of mammals at the zoo, said: Giving fruit and vegetables frozen in water or fruit juice to our animals is a great way of helping them to keep cool in this hot weather. It is also an interesting treat for them and provides the perfect enrichment activity toy.
Picture: Bob Pitchford

A macaque enjoys an ice lolly made from carrots frozen in cranberry juice to help it cool off at Bristol Zoo. Lynsey Bugg, assistant curator of mammals at the zoo, said: Giving fruit and vegetables frozen in water or fruit juice to our animals is a great way of helping them to keep cool in this hot weather. It is also an interesting treat for them and provides the perfect enrichment activity toy.

Picture: Bob Pitchford

A young Japanese macaque rides on its mother’s back and tries to keep its head above water as she dives for food in Jigokudani, Japan.
Picture: Dave Stevenson / Rex Features

A young Japanese macaque rides on its mother’s back and tries to keep its head above water as she dives for food in Jigokudani, Japan.

Picture: Dave Stevenson / Rex Features

Sulawesi crested macaque mothers cradle their babies at Dudley Zoo, West Midlands. The species, which is classified as critically endangered, is also known as the Celebes crested macaque or black ape, and originates from the northeast of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.  Picture: Dudley Zoo / Rex Features

Sulawesi crested macaque mothers cradle their babies at Dudley Zoo, West Midlands. The species, which is classified as critically endangered, is also known as the Celebes crested macaque or black ape, and originates from the northeast of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.  Picture: Dudley Zoo / Rex Features


Baby Japanese Macaque
One of a trio of Japanese macaques (snow monkey) that were born at Highland Wildlife Park in Scotland.  Picture: Jon-Paul Orsi/Highland Wildlife Park/PA

One of a trio of Japanese macaques (snow monkey) that were born at Highland Wildlife Park in Scotland.  Picture: Jon-Paul Orsi/Highland Wildlife Park/PA