Shaping up for a jubilant Year of the Monkey

To celebrate the Year of the Monkey, a 24m by 25m image of two monkeys has been formed at Hitachi Seaside Park in Hitachinaka city in Japan's Ibaraki prefecture, some 100km north of Tokyo. This shot, taken from above yesterday, shows visitors enjoyin
PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

To celebrate the Year of the Monkey, a 24m by 25m image of two monkeys has been formed at Hitachi Seaside Park in Hitachinaka city in Japan's Ibaraki prefecture, some 100km north of Tokyo. This shot, taken from above yesterday, shows visitors enjoying the display, which was shaped with about 15,000 pine cones and plants collected in the park.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 04, 2016, with the headline 'Shaping up for a jubilant Year of the Monkey'. Print Edition | Subscribe