Animals: Apes on a Rock

On the towering lump of limestone called Gibraltar, British military authorities last week arrested a German student named Wupperman, whom they suspected of photographing fortifications. Wupperman was released after brief examination, but the quiet dignity of the procedure was soothing to the pride of His Majesty's troops. It atoned somewhat for the undignified time they had lately had with another offender. An Englishwoman and her daughter had been attacked and troops had been called out to hunt down the attacker—one of Gibraltar's famed Barbary apes, last wild monkeys in Europe.

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