Mother macaque and baby

Category: Nature

 

Photo and caption by Laurie King

This intimate portrait of a long-tailed macaque and her nursing baby was taken at the Sacred Monkey Forest of Padangtegal on the island of Bali. In Balinese Hinduism, the sacred forest is considered essential for renewing contact with the spiritual world and maintaining harmony between humans, nature and the cosmos.

Location: Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

 

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