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Tourist attacked by ape

A british tourist was was attacked and seriously injured by a pack of apes in Gibraltar.

Barbary Macaque in Gibraltar

A Barbary Macaque in Gibraltar.
Foto: Wikipedia

The apes attacked 53 year old Stuart Gravenell and his son while they were walking through a nature reserve. Gravenell passed out of pain after the attack and was rushed to a hospital, but he has no memory of the attack itself. He received 40 stitches and has suffered nerve damage in his forearm.

The governement of Gibraltar tells that the apes are wild animals and that as much as possible is being done to warn tourists about the possible dangers the Barbary macaques can pose.