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Arashiyama Monkey Park in Kyoto

Marty Way


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At the Arashiyama Monkey Park, in Kyoto, the signs say that patrons should refrain from making eye contact with Japanese Snow monkeys (also known a Japanese Macaques). Apparently, the beasts sometimes get aggressive if they feel threatened by other primates.
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In what can only be seen as a great conquest of zoology, park administrators have created the option for humans to be inside a cage where they buy chunks of apple to feed to the monkeys who run free. And the humans go willingly.
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April to June is birthing season for macaques so there were lots of babies running around of being carried by their mothers.
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Posted by WayWayFar 22:16

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