Japanese Macaque

Japanese Macaque

The Japanese Macaque is also called the Snow Monkey. It belongs to the Old World species. Two subspecies have been identified. They have a vital role in the early Buddhist religion. This continues today throughout the works of this particular religion.

Gibbon

Gibbon

Gibbons are sometimes wrongly taken as monkeys but they are small apes. The controversy often continues and so you will find information out there about them in both categories. You may hear them called the Lesser Apes at times too.