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Chinese Farmer Finds Pig Gallstone Worth $605,000

A 51-year-old villager named Bo Chunlou from Ju County in Rizhao, eastern Shandong, China, accidentally found a way to become a millionaire after slaughtering one of his pigs.

The extremely rare object, which is known as a bezoar, is a small, stony solid mass that is formed in an animal’s gastrointestinal system. It is comprised of hairy materials and other indigestible products, measuring 4 inches long and 2.7 inches wide, and is believed to be worth 4 million yuan ($604,240).