Name: Snow Monkey or Japanese Macaque, Family cercopithecidae
Description: Primate. Brown to grey fur, with a red face and bottom, and a short tail.
Special Features: Thick winter coat, light summer coat
Migrate with the season
Most northerly-living non-human primate
Wash food before eating it
Spend most of time in trees
Live in groups
Males tend to be transient
Live up to 30 years in wild
Diet: Shoots, leaves, insects, fruit, and nuts
Neat Fact: As a Snow Monkey ages, his face and backside turn darker red.