The site of Japanese macaques bathing in a hot spring has become an iconic winter attraction for tourists in Japan. The monkeys, also referred to as snow monkeys, enjoy bathing in hot springs during the cold winter months.
Snow monkey being groomed, relaxing and dozing off in a hot spring.
Underwater: manta rays, the most graceful swimmer in the Okinawa oceans
Drone shot: autumn at Onuma Quasi-National Park in Hokkaido
Amazing rocket launch moments in Japan
Festivals in Japan: Aomori Nebuta Festival
Underwater: northern sea lions flock to a tiny island