George Liggett hands a cigar to his bird

January 5, 2012 | 4:05 p.m. CST
George Liggett holds out a cigar to Jeremy the 25-year-old Amazonian Yellow Nape at the Nostalgia Shop on Dec. 12, 2011. "Jeremy used to snatch cigars out of my hand and throw them on the ground," Liggett said. Liggett currently owns Nostalgia Shop but was business partners with Tim Flynn for decades.

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