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

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

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.






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