A giant tortoise that had lived at the Little Rock Zoo for nearly three decades has died on Friday.

The zoo announced that the 580-pound (263-kilogram) Aldabra tortoise, whose name was Ed, was euthanized on Friday after weeks of staying under veterinary care due to an intestinal problem that apparently cannot be resolved.

In this undated photo provided by the Little Rock, Ark., Zoo is Ed, a 580-pound tortoise that had lived at the zoo for nearly three decades. The zoo says Ed had been under veterinary care for several weeks and was euthanized on Friday, July 26, 2019 because of an intestinal impaction that couldn’t be resolved.(Karen Caster/Little Rock Zoo via AP)

Ed was originally from an island in the Seychelles off the coast of Africa. He was caught in the wild in 1990 and was transferred to the Louisville Zoo before landing on the Little Rock zoo in 1991.

In this undated photo provided by the Little Rock, Ark., Zoo is Ed, a 580-pound tortoise that had lived at the zoo for nearly three decades. The zoo says Ed had been under veterinary care for several weeks and was euthanized on Friday, July 26, 2019 because of an intestinal impaction that couldn’t be resolved.(Karen Caster/Little Rock Zoo via AP)

Sadly, Ed is the second animal to die at the zoo in recent days. The first one was Trudy, a 63-year-old western lowland gorilla who is believed to be the oldest in captivity that died on Thursday.

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