02 May '11, 3am

Orang utan in M'sia zoo begs for cigarettes

PETALING JAYA - SHIRLEY, an orang utan in a Johor zoo, is a smoker. She begs for cigarettes in her solitary confinement, then puffs away when she obtains one. The Star found cigarette stubs on the ledge between the grilles of her cage. Some visitors tried to give her another stick when she finished her smoke but she seemed picky about her cigarettes because she rejected certain brands. -- THE STAR/ANN

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