Rare baby golden snub-nosed monkey amazed by snow in China

Beautiful monkeys pictured playing at Shennongjia Nature Reserve

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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Xinhua/REX/Shutterstock (5540469h) Golden monkeys at Dalongtan Golden monkeys Research Center in Shennongjia, central China's Hubei Province Dalongtan Golden monkeys Research Center, Shennongjia, China - 13 Jan 2016 The Shennongjia Nature Reserve is home to the rare Golden monkeys, which is on the verge of extinction and was first spotted in Shennongjia in the 1960s. The amount of Golden monkeys in Shennongjia right now has doubled since the 1980s because of better environmental protection

A family of rare golden snub-nosed monkeys were pictured playing at the Shennongjia Nature Reserve as China's Hubei forests were blanketed by snow.

One adorable baby monkey was pictured staring in amazement at the snow-covered surroundings as other young monkeys climbed trees.

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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Xinhua/REX/Shutterstock (5540469k) Golden monkeys at Dalongtan Golden monkeys Research Center in Shennongjia, central China's Hubei Province Dalongtan Golden monkeys Research Center, Shennongjia, China - 13 Jan 2016 The Shennongjia Nature Reserve is home to the rare Golden monkeys, which is on the verge of extinction and was first spotted in Shennongjia in the 1960s. The amount of Golden monkeys in Shennongjia right now has doubled since the 1980s because of better environmental protection

The Shennongjia Nature Reserve is home to the rare monkeys, which are on the verge of extinction and were first spotted in Shennongjia in the 1960s.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Xinhua/REX/Shutterstock (5540469i) Golden monkeys at Dalongtan Golden monkeys Research Center in Shennongjia, central China's Hubei Province Dalongtan Golden monkeys Research Center, Shennongjia, China - 13 Jan 2016 The Shennongjia Nature Reserve is home to the rare Golden monkeys, which is on the verge of extinction and was first spotted in Shennongjia in the 1960s. The amount of Golden monkeys in Shennongjia right now has doubled since the 1980s because of better environmental protection

Thankfully, the number of golden snub-nosed monkeys in Shennongjia has doubled since the 1980s due to better environmental protection.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Xinhua/REX/Shutterstock (5540469p) Golden monkeys at Dalongtan Golden monkeys Research Center in Shennongjia, central China's Hubei Province Dalongtan Golden monkeys Research Center, Shennongjia, China - 13 Jan 2016 The Shennongjia Nature Reserve is home to the rare Golden monkeys, which is on the verge of extinction and was first spotted in Shennongjia in the 1960s. The amount of Golden monkeys in Shennongjia right now has doubled since the 1980s because of better environmental protection

According to Shanghaiist, there are between 8,000 and 15,000 golden monkeys left in the world.

They are found the mountainous forests of central and southwest China, and can withstand colder average temperatures than any other non-human primates.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Xinhua/REX/Shutterstock (5540469j) Golden monkeys at Dalongtan Golden monkeys Research Center in Shennongjia, central China's Hubei Province Dalongtan Golden monkeys Research Center, Shennongjia, China - 13 Jan 2016 The Shennongjia Nature Reserve is home to the rare Golden monkeys, which is on the verge of extinction and was first spotted in Shennongjia in the 1960s. The amount of Golden monkeys in Shennongjia right now has doubled since the 1980s because of better environmental protection

The monkeys are found in groups of around five to ten individuals. Protecting the young is a group effort and when facing predators, such as the northern goshawk, they are placed in the centre of the group.

Beautiful images of baby snow monkeys

Beautiful images of baby snow monkeys


Golden Snub-Nosed Monkeys Play in the Snow