THE WORLDPOST
10/06/2010 04:32 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Charlie, South African Smoking Chimp, Dies At Age 52 Despite Habit

A chimpanzee famous for smoking cigarettes has died at a South African zoo, aged 52. Charlie the chimp started smoking when some visitors to Mangaung zoo, in Bloemfontein, threw him lit cigarettes.

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