The world's oldest aquarium fish has died, according to officials from the animal's former home at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium.
Shedd Aquarium acquired the lungfish in 1933 from the Sydney Aquarium in Australia.
Known to "love his leafy greens" and have a penchant for "Earthworm Wednesdays", Granddad is the longest-lived of any fish in a zoological setting in the world, according to the aquarium. The Shedd couldn't say exactly how old Grandad was at the time of his death but added that he was probably in his mid-90s.
In the post, it stated that Granddad was humanely euthanized on Sunday "due to a rapid decline in quality of life associated with old age".
The storied fish was also recognized for his diplomatic accomplishments. Through the decades, Granddad has charmed and amused roughly 104 million visitors, according to Shedd Aquarium.
One Facebook user wrote a remembrance of Granddad, describing a role that the fish had in his wedding. "During his almost two-year hiatus in a reserve area, staff members repeatedly assured anxious aquarium members and other guests that their favorite lungfish was doing fine and would be back on view in a spacious new habitat recreating a Queensland riverbank ecosystem". Sattler, who has provided care for Granddad for more than 15 years, said he will be missed.
"Granddad outlived several generations of caregivers, and some current staff members never imagined that they'd see him gone during their careers". But if you haven't been to the Shedd in a while, check out these photos of the aquarium's favorite fish.
Granddad, a male Australian lungfish that first arrived at the facility in 1933, had to be euthanized on February 5, after an exam revealed his internal organs were failing.
The first round of voting will likely be a three-way battle between Fillon, Le Pen and center-left candidate Emmanuel Macron. Some conservative lawmakers have pressed for Fillon to step down to improve the party's chances of winning the election.
So a fan of the tennis player asked her on Twitter if she would go on a date with him if the Patriots managed to come back. Go to school in Missouri. "Never bet against Tom Brady" and appeared to confirm she will keep her side of the bargain.
Two-year yields spiked over 100 basis points to within striking distance of 10 percent, according to Reuters data. The Europeans - particularly Germany - are strongly opposed to any talk of debt relief at this stage.
The oil major said it expected production to rise this year due to a string of new projects coming on stream. BP noted that average Brent North Sea crude prices stood at $44 a barrel in 2016, the lowest for 12 years.
In his floor remarks, Murphy argued against the idea that the free market works in public education . DeVos's confirmation vote is scheduled for noon Tuesday and will likely be an incredibly close vote.
Sasikala derives her huge popularity in the party, essentially from her 33-year-old close association with the late Amma. Panneerselvam was appointed as Chief Minister on the night of December 5 within hours of the death of Jayalalithaa.
Bayer Leverkusen has given a big hint that he could be off to Stamford Bridge in the summer transfer window. Calhanoglu is also suspended for Turkey's World Cup qualifying match at home against Finland on March 24.
The Yorkshire dressing room cheekily dubbed him "craptain" after Middlesex chased 472 to beat Yorkshire at Lord's in 2014. Root has just seven Tests before next winter's Ashes series, which is little time to get used to the role.