Tori The Smoking Orangutan To Be Sent To Rehab

Zookeepers in Indonesia have been forced to move an orangutan out of visitors’ reach after she developed a serious smoking habit. Tori learned to smoke 10 years ago, imitating zoo visitors, who would throw their cigarette butts into her open cage. She has been smoking ever since, according to activists.

Now the zoo now plans to move the 15-year-old primate and her partner to a small island on the premises by August. They hope the large trees, rope swings and views over the facility will make Tori forget about her nicotine fix.

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