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A Gentle Kiss in the Hot Tub | by Trey Ratcliff
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A Gentle Kiss in the Hot Tub

These snow monkeys are the greatest. I spent so long with them, we almost had a three-way.


They are all wild (in the natural sense, mind you), and they come down from the mountains near Nagano, Japan, for several hours a day to play in the natural hot springs. They gallivant around, have fights, play with their kids, have a bit of sweet carnal monkey fun, check their email, and pose for my camera.


These two monkeys spent a lot of time together... they were in maximum "relaxation mode". They lounged around in every possible position and took occasional breaks to do a bit of mutual grooming.


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Taken on April 16, 2010