THE recession does not only affect us humans, as recent monkey business in
One British expat couple, Karen and Peter Granger, who live on the Costa del Sol but were in
The incredulous couple were told by a local bobby and a shopkeeper the cheeky monkeys had somehow found out about the arrival of a busload of students on a school trip and had descended upon the town in the hope to score some sweets.
Yet Dominique Searle, Editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle told EWN that the scientific theory is the opposite because “the high number of visitors and prohibited feeding going on (eg tour guides getting them on shoulders for pics etc) the conclusion is that since the apes are no longer busy rummaging for food in the wild they wonder down considerably more often than before,” he said.
In 2008 the