"World's Ugliest Dog", Zsa Zsa, has died

(CNN) - A sad day in the world of dogs. Zsa Zsa, the Minnesota canine who recently won the "World's Ugliest Dog Contest" has passed away.

The 9-year-old English Bulldog, known for her huge tongue, died in her sleep.

Zsa Zsa lived in a Missouri puppy mill for five years, before she was bought by a non-profit organization.

The dog is survived by two brothers, a Frenchie and a pug.