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Termites Eat Through $65,000 Worth of Woman's Savings

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A Chinese lady is counting the cost of not keeping her cash in the bank — after termites ate through $65,000 of her savings.

| July 3, 2013

A Chinese lady is counting the cost of not keeping her cash in the bank — after termites ate through $65,000 of her savings.

The craving critters devoured 400,000 yuan — gifted from her children six months before — that she'd wrapped in a plastic bag and hidden in a wooden drawer.

It was only in April, upon retreiving cash to pay a house decorator, that she saw that the tiny beasts had raided her stash.

People's Daily reports she took the money to an Agricultural Bank of China branch in Guangdong Province.






Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/termites-eat-chinese-woman-savings-65-000-article-1.1372721#ixzz2Y0K17TIZ
 

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