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Minnesota Zoo's 'bird guy' leaving the nest

Published 08/16/2012, St. Paul Pioneer Press

Jimmy Pichner, 61, began working with the massive bird when the zoo opened in 1978. One day about six years ago, Max stopped flying. Pichner — who rarely touches the birds — picked up Max and carried him out of the exhibit. He died shortly after.

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