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Japanese macaque


Japanese macaque
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Copyright: Aires santos (AiresSantos) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 16 W: 0 N: 28] (92)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-09-09
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D 90, AF-S NIKKOR 18-200mm 1:3.5 5.6 GII ED
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Mamiferos - Mammals [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-06-04 2:01
Viewed: 2580
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Japanese macaque, historically known as saru ("monkey"), but now known as Nihonzaru (Nihon "Japan" + saru) to distinguish it from other primates, is a terrestrial Old World monkey species native to Japan. It is also sometimes known as the snow monkey from the fact that it lives in areas where snow covers the ground for months each year — no primate, with the exception of humans, is more northern-living, nor lives in a colder climate. Individuals have brown-grey fur, a red face, and a short tail. There are two subspecies.

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Bom dia Aires
É um prazer vê-lo por aqui.
Timing perfeito,belas cores e nitidez no foco,assim como o esfumado envolvente.
Excelente e ternurento momento aqui captado.Grande concentração do "petiz".
Obrigado pela partilha
Boa semana e um abraço
J.Diogo

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