Nature

Behind The Scenes: Making of Snow Monkeys

Clip: Season 32 Episode 16 | 10m 42s

"Snow Monkeys" producer and cinematographer Joe Pontecorvo sought to capture the life of Japanese Macaques deep within the snow-covered mountains of Northern Japan, in a valley named Jigokudani, meaning “Hell Valley”. Pontecorvo and his wife Nimmida Pontevorco followed a snow monkey troop, 160 members in all, for nearly two years to truly get to know these fascinating creatures.

Aired: 04/23/14

Rating: NR

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