Monday, February 8, 2010

PICTURE OF THE DAY 2

BCS SUMMIT. Threatened by government intervention, representatives of the Bowl Championship Series braved the tough Mid-Atlantic weather conditions to convene an emergency meeting at a spa just outside of Washington, D.C…

Actually, these are Japanese Macaque monkeys relaxing in the hot spring at the Jigokudani (Hell's Valley) Monkey Park on January 30, 2010 in Yamanouchi, Japan. This Macaque troop regularly visits the Jigokudani-Onsen springs to escape the cold. This behaviour originates from a female Macaque who ventured into the hot springs to retrieve soybeans in 1963. Sensibly, the male Macaques follow directions.

(Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images AsiaPac)

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