Charlie the Smoking Chimp

Posted: 2010/10/08 in Online Links
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South Africa’s Bloemfontein Zoo is mourning the loss of Charlie the Smoking Chimp, who died of ‘natural’ causes at the age of 52. Charlie’s smoking habit — enabled by zoo visitors who would sneak the contraband into his enclosure upon request — made him a global phenomenon. And though he eventually managed to quit the cancer sticks, the nickname followed him around until the end.

So…how did he light them?


The WTF Animals & Cancer Sticks Award of the Week

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