The Bloemfontein Zoo in Bloemfontein, South Africa provides a convenient opportunity of witnessing the wide range of wildlife in South Africa. Approximately 15 hectares of land provide home to mammal species which number over 65. There are also numerous species of birds. Primates also constitute a large number of the residents, the most famous of whom is Charlie the chimp. Charlie became popular when he picked up smoking in his attempts of mimicking smoking visitors.