"Whoever shot this ape could have missed and hit someone passing by," said Eric Shaw, a director of the Gibraltar Ornithological and Natural History Society and head of the ape management team.
Pixie was the matriarch of one of the longest-studied groups of apes anywhere in the world.During her
gave birth to seven offspring.She
was grandmother to 14 apes and great grandmother to one.A post mortem showed that Pixie was shot several times before she died.
The fatal shot went through her