Chain-smoking chimp is the star attraction at zoo in North Korea

Azalea, a 19-year-old female chimpanzee whose Korean name is "Dallae,"...
Azalea, a 19-year-old female chimpanzee whose Korean name is "Dallae," smokes a cigarette at the Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. According to officials at the newly renovated zoo, which has become a favorite leisure spot in the North Korean capital since it was re-opened in July, the chimpanzee smokes about a pack a day. They insist, however, that she doesn’t inhale. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) (WIBW)
Published: Oct. 20, 2016 at 9:25 AM EDT
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Meet Azalea the smoking chimpanzee. She is the star attraction at Pyongyang’s Central Zoo in North Korea.

The 19-year old chimp reportedly smokes a pack of cigarettes a day. She can even light her own cigarettes when the zoo trainer throws her a lighter. If a lighter isn't available, Azalea can light up if a lit cigarette is tossed her way.

The zoo insists Azalea doesn't inhale. A smoking chimp would typically spark outrage, but zoo visitors are delighted, screaming with laughter while Azalea smokes. Thousands flock to see her daily. She can also perform other commands like dance or touch her nose.