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Azalea, the smoking chimpanzee, is a star at Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea.

The 19-year-old female chimp smokes about a pack of cigarettes a day, according to the zoo. They say she doesn’t inhale, however.

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)
Azalea, a 19-year-old female chimpanzee whose Korean name is “Dallae,” smokes a cigarette at the Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

According to the Associated Press, visitors roared with laughter while watching her smoke. If given a lighter, she is able to light her own cigarette. She can also light up off an already lit cigarette.

Azalea, whose Korean name is "Dallae", a 19-year-old female chimpanzee, smokes a cigarette at the Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea on 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)
Azalea, whose Korean name is “Dallae”, a 19-year-old female chimpanzee, smokes a cigarette at the Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Thousands of people visit the zoo each day. It is home to two chimps.

Azalea, whose Korean name is "Dallae", a 19-year-old female chimpanzee, lights a cigarette at the Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea on 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)
Azalea, whose Korean name is “Dallae”, a 19-year-old female chimpanzee, lights a cigarette at the Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea.  (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

The Central Zoo also features performances by other animals trained to do tricks, including a monkey who can slam dunk, dogs who appear to do addition and subtraction, and does that land on a woman skating on a stage.

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.