"Free and Wild" Barbary Apes Tip by keeweechic

Barbary Apes, Gibraltar: 56 reviews and 97 photos

The Barbary Apes or (Macaques) are a tailless species and in Gibraltar, are today the only free living primate in Europe. Tourists can get quite close to them up at the Apes Den. You will see then wandering around, sitting on the fence or hanging off the mirrors of the tour buses.

The apes are looked after by the government and are fed by the army. They are apparently all registered and even given names to keep track of the birth and death rate.

Address: Gibraltar

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated May 7, 2009
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse

Comments

keeweechic

“Travel is the greatest eye opener you will ever get.”

Online Now

Female

Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 0 1 7

Have you been to Gibraltar?

  Share Your Travels