1972 - chimpanzee Chimp's Pipe of Peace Billy the kid, an eight-year-old chimpanzee of Cromer Zoo in Norfolk, England, has been a bachelor all his life and in need of a hobby to hold his interest. Like many zoo chimps he has been offered countless cigarettes by visitors and developed a taste for the 'weed'. Smoking has always soothed his nerves, but of late his master, Alexander Kerr, has been trying to make him kick the habit, but in vain. He has been worried about smoking ruining his health, for a chimp's lung are susceptible to almost everything. But Billy the Kid became very irritable with

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1972 - chimpanzee Chimp's Pipe of Peace Billy the kid, an eight-year-old chimpanzee of Cromer Zoo in Norfolk, England, has been a bachelor all his life and in need of a hobby to hold his interest. Like many zoo chimps he has been offered countless cigarettes by visitors and developed a taste for the 'weed'. Smoking has always soothed his nerves, but of late his master, Alexander Kerr, has been trying to make him kick the habit, but in vain. He has been worried about smoking ruining his health, for a chimp's lung are susceptible to almost everything. But Billy the Kid became very irritable with

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