Coin-eating turtle in Thailand dies from complications
Ormsin, a sea turtle that became an international celebrity, died on Tuesday.
The 25-year-old turtle died from a blood infection. Her condition deteriorated after a second operation over the weekend.
She had been in intensive care ever since with a weak pulse and was being given oxygen. Her vetinerarry surgeons announced the death on Tuesday afternoon.
Last week, the vet team extracted 915 coins from Ormsin's stomach during a first operation.
The turtle had swallowed the coins thrown into her pond by people who believed it would bring longevity and good luck.