Sea Turtle That Survived Swallowing Nearly 1,000 Coins Passes Away


An endangered sea turtle that swallowed nearly 1,000 coins died Tuesday morning after doctors thought removing the spare change from her stomach would save her life. 

Piggy Bank, a 25-year-old sea turtle in Thailand, was given her name after she ate more than 11 pounds of coins tourists tossed into her tank for good luck and longevity, the Associated Press reported.

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