Philadelphia Zoo aardvark, oldest in nation, dies

The Philadelphia Zoo's AJ the aardvark has died.

He was 28.

According to zoo's websites, aardvarks, which are found in regions of sub-Saharan Africa, typically live into their upper teens or early twenties.  

Sunshine, a 12-year-old female aardvark who came from the Montgomery Zoo in Alabama in  2006, shares an exhibit with meerkats in the Small Mammal House.