Photo of the Day 8 May 2008

Bathing Snow Monkey, Japan, 1995
Photograph by Jodi Cobb

Japanese macaques, also called snow monkeys, live farther north than any other non-human primates. Their thick coats help them survive the frigid temperatures of central Japan's highlands. But when the mercury really plummets, they go to plan B: hot-tubbing in the region's many thermal springs.