Three young monkeys have been crushed by vehicles in the Upper Rock nature reserve in as many weeks.
The dead monkeys include one of the twin Barbary macaques [pictured above and in video] born on the day of the Royal wedding.
The other two are a newborn macaque and a yearling born last year.
All three appeared to have been playing under vehicles when they died.
As a result, Gibraltar’s Ape Management team is calling on drivers to turn off their engines when stopped in the Upper Rock in a bid to prevent more accidental deaths.
They believe the sound of the ignition and vibration of the engine would alert the monkeys as to the imminent danger.
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