Home   News   Article

NC500’s Ullapool to see BEAR Scotland remove mystery gorilla sign

By Iona M.J. MacDonald

Register for free to read more of the latest local news. It's easy and will only take a moment.

Click here to sign up to our free newsletters!
Gorilla crossing sign on A835 near Braes, just outside Ullapool.
Gorilla crossing sign on A835 near Braes, just outside Ullapool.

The NC500 mystery gorilla road sign in Ullapool is set to be taken down by BEAR Scotland as a “non-prescribed sign”.

The gorilla road sign was first spotted yesterday (April 17) by an Ullapool local, and has since gained immense attention online.

A BEAR Scotland spokesperson said: “This is a non-prescribed sign. Now that is has been brought to BEAR Scotland’s attention, BEAR Scotland will arrange for the sign to be taken down and removed.”

The sign was located on the A835 at Braes, just outside the village. Appearing below a ‘Beware Children Crossing’ sign, the new road sign features the silhouette of a gorilla within a red border.

It was unclear what the sign aimed to communicate – but one guess was that it means Gorilla Crossing. It also remains unclear where the mystery sign came from.

Another simian made headlines earlier this year when it went on the run from the Highland Wildlife Park at Kincraig.

Do you want to respond to this article? If so, click here to submit your thoughts and they may be published in print.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More