Laureano Mier became interested in aviation at age 8. Now 53 years old, Mier is passionate about everything aviation and ...
(Michael Durham/Oregon Zoo)
December 3, 2011
Akeem the giraffe at home in the Oregon Zoo’s Africa Savanna exhibit. The geriatric giraffe, much beloved by visitors and zoo staff, was euthanized Saturday after zoo veterinarians determined he was suffering and would not be able to recover.