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Owner Of Upper Haight Vintage Store Charged With Nine Counts Of Selling Furs From Endangered Species

Investigators say that they seized more than 150 items in the February 2016 raid, including clothing and accessories made from endangered animals like jaguars, ocelots, sea turtles, and more. [ more › ]

"Piggy Bank," a turtle that swallowed 915 coins, has died

A venerated sea turtle who was fed hundreds of coins by supplicants seeking good fortune is dead. The 25-year-old animal was living in a pond in a town near the Gulf of Thailand in late February when rescuers found her close to drowning from the weight of her cache—about 11 pounds worth. Show More Summary

Thailand's coin-eating turtle dies two weeks after surgery

Tourists in eastern Thailand used to toss coins at a green sea turtle that lived in a pond in eastern Thailand, wishing for luck and longevity. But swallowing the shiny tidbits turned out to be a death sentence for the reptile. After having nearly a thousand coins removed from its stomach in a...

Turtle nicknamed "Piggy Bank" dies after swallowing coins

Two weeks after swallowing nearly 1,000 coins, beloved sea turtle named "Piggy Bank" slips into a coma and dies

The Thai Turtle That Ate Hundreds Of Coins Has Died

4 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The green sea turtle drew international sympathy when it emerged that she had consumed nearly 1,000 coins that had been thrown into her pool. She died despite two emergency surgeries.

Sea Turtle Named 'Bank' Dies After Surgery To Remove 915 Coins

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

An endangered green sea turtle named “Bank” has died just weeks after undergoing a four-hour surgery in Thailand to remove nearly 1,000 coins from her stomach. The 25-year-old turtle ultimately suffered from blood poisoning from theShow More Summary

RIP Omsin, the coin-eating turtle

Omsin, a green sea turtle, has died. She was 25 years old. Read more...

Turtle's Coin-Eating Habit Proves Fatal

A 25-year-old sea turtle in Thailand who swallowed nearly a thousand coins tossed by tourists seeking good luck died Tuesday, two weeks after having surgery to remove the coins from its stomach, reports the AP. The cause of death was blood poisoning from the loose change, said Dr. Achariya Sailasuta,...

Thailand's coin-eating turtle dies of blood poisoning

A 25-year-old sea turtle in Thailand who swallowed nearly a thousand coins tossed by tourists seeking good luck died Tuesday, two weeks after having surgery to remove the coins from its stomach.

Thai 'piggy bank' turtle slips into coma after op to remove coins

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A 25-year-old sea turtle in Thailand slipped into a coma on Sunday after an operation to remove 915 coins from her stomach earlier this month.

nationalaquarium: Meet one of our rescue sea turtle patients,...

nationalaquarium: Meet one of our rescue sea turtle patients, nicknamed Hermione! Read more about this turtle’s rehabilitation journey here. 

Public Sea Turtle Release Friday, March 17th at Sombrero Beach, Marathon

JOIN us for a Public Sea Turtle Release Friday, March 17th at Sombrero Beach, Marathon! Bring your family and friends and start St. Patrick’s Day off right! Jean,a 175 pound sub adult loggerhead sea turtle was rescued west of Duck Key late December where she was found floating and unable to dive. Jean was emaciated […]

Flipping happy: Coin swallowing Thai turtle on the mend

A sea turtle dubbed 'Piggy Bank' for swallowing nearly 1,000 coins took swimming lessons Monday as she embarked on a rehabilitation programme following the removal of the treasure trove by Thai surgeons. The hapless reptile underwent...Show More Summary

Sea turtle flaps flippers in 1st rehab swim after surgery

last weekNews : The Cutline

BANGKOK (AP) — Bank the green sea turtle flapped her flippers with vigor in her first swim after a life-saving operation to remove a heavy mass of swallowed coins from her stomach.

Watch: Two delightful turtles flip-flop their way to pure, blissful freedom

There's nothing quite like the adorable sound of turtles flapping their way back into the sea.  Following months of rehabilitation, a green sea turtle called Gretchen, and an olive ridley named Chompa, were released to back into the sea. Show More Summary

nationalaquarium: We successfully released eight of our sea...

nationalaquarium: We successfully released eight of our sea turtle patients in St. Augustine, Florida last week! Read more about the release here. 

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