Strange fish tale 4: Man finds money hidden in fish


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This week's trawl through the fishy archives reveals a man who had a rather lucky find...

A Chinese man found £200 in the belly of a rotten fish.

Mr Wang, of Huichun city, said that his dog had come across the fish which had been thrown out in the rubbish. He said: "I lifted the fish, and saw it was already rotting. But then a package wrapped in oily paper dropped out.

"I used a stick to poke the package to make sure it wasn’t a prank or something," Wang explained. "But then I saw that there was money inside. I couldn't believe it."

The money came to the equivalent of almost £200.

"I think the fish must have been given to someone as a present. But I guess they didn’t know about the money," he added.

Wang said he would return the money if anyone could correctly identify the colour and other characteristics of the package.

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