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  • Japanese Macaques, Snow Monkeys soak in a hot spring in Hakodate, Japan in Dec. 15, 2010.
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  • Photographer Simone Sbaraglia captured the cute mammals bathing in the volcanic region of Nagano, Japan. The cheeky monkeys face freezing cold conditions living in the Japanese mountain ranges.
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  • Looking to chill out these adorable snow monkeys opt to plunge into hot pools to keep warm.
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  • When they are in the pools, the primates -- Japanese macaques -- are almost human-like in their behavior. Simone, from Rome, Italy, revealed there was even a social structure present where the lower ranked monkeys weren't even allowed to use the pools.
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