baby japanese macaques, also known as snow monkeys, in the joshinetsu kogen national park. located in the valley of the yokoyu river in the northern part of nagano prefecture, the areas remain relatively free of humans thanks to heavy snowfalls, an elevation of 850 meters, and being accessible only via a narrow two kilometer footpath through the forest. photos by (1) ben torode (2) oscar tarneberg (3,4) koichi kamoshida (5) masashi mochida
"Take a walk, Andrew. It is raining in Rapture, and you have simply chosen not to notice…"