• Govt mulls additional measures to protect Upper Rock wildlife

    Govt mulls additional measures to protect Upper Rock wildlife0

    The Gibraltar Government is considering installing speed bumps in certain areas of the Upper Rock to remind drivers to watch out for Gibraltar’s wildlife. The decision was revealed yesterday after the Chronicle reported on the recent deaths of three baby monkeys who were accidentally crushed by vehicles. In addition, other wildlife such as baby Barbary

  • Meet Mercedes, Gibraltar’s oldest monkey

    Meet Mercedes, Gibraltar’s oldest monkey0

    Mercedes, the Rock’s most loved Macaque, attracts the attention of many a passer-by, but sometimes the comments about her appearance are negative. The average life expectancy for a macaque is 25 but Mercedes is in her mid-30’s, and showing her age. “She is over 100 years old in human terms,” said Dr Eric Shaw, who