Snow Monkeys

Snow Monkeys: Visiting Japan’s Onsen-Loving Monkeys

When you hear a name like Jigokudani Monkey Park, it is easy to conjure up thoughts of unethical animal treatment. It is sadly all too common around the world that animal tourism, and particularly animal “parks”, negatively impact living creatures and their environment. When I first realised that Japan’s famous onsen-loving Snow Monkeys were only …

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