CLEVELAND, Ohio — Tim, an Aldabra tortoise believed to be more 100 years old, was found dead Tuesday in his winter quarters at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

Tim weighed about 400 pounds and his shell was 43 inches long and 26 inches across.

The three Aldabra tortoises, found on islands off the east coast of Africa, arrived at the zoo in August, 1955 and they were already fully grown.

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