Monkeys Clamber Across Wires Between Homes

A band of monkeys clambering across telephone wires between houses left a family baffled.

Filming in snow-covered Mutsu, Japan, a homeowner was stunned when a group of at least six Japanese macaques climbed up a telephone mast.

Clinging on to the top wire with, the mischief makers swiftly step along the bottom wire like talented highline walkers.

Just two days later, two of the monkeys returned and completed the same trick, traversing the phone cables.