Oct 13 2010 By Carla Callaghan
A CHIMP, famed for his smoking habit has died at Bloemfontein Zoo, in South Africa.
It is believed that popular chimp, Charlie took up smoking when he seen visitors with cigarettes outside his enclosure.
From then on, the sight of Charlie puffing on a cigarette was seen by thousands of visitors at the zoo.
And it is thought that his bad habit had not ended Charlie's life prematurely as he had lived ten years more than the average chimpanzee.
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