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09 January 2019 8:25 PM Fish named to skipper US Davis Cup team

Los Angeles - Former world number seven Mardy Fish has been appointed as United States captain for the first edition of the new-look Davis Cup, the United States Tennis Association confirmed Wednesday. The USTA said in a statement Fish would replace Jim Courier as skipper to become the team's 41st captain. Fish will lead the US men into the revamped 65

09 January 2019 7:46 PM Surfer survives shark attack, gets 50 stitches

A surfer suffered leg bites but survived a shark attack on California's Central Coast after kicking the massive fish away. Nick Wapner, 19, was bitten on Tuesday morning while he was surfing with friends off Montana de Oro State Park, the Tribune of San Luis Obispo reported. The area is about 320km northwest of Los Angeles. Park Ranger Supervisor Robert 85

05 January 2019 6:43 AM World's most-prized fish sold for R43 million at Tokyo auction

A 278-kilogram bluefin tuna sold for $3.1m (R43m) at a Tokyo fish market Saturday. The record price - which equates to about $5 000 a pound - is more than double the previous high set in 2013, according to Masayuki Fukuda, an official in charge of trading operations at the Tokyo market. The record-topping fish was caught off Oma in northern Japan. It was sold on the first 75

16 December 2018 6:19 PM WATCH: Frogs, fish and small birds die in zoo fire

A zoo in northwest England says insects, frogs, fish and small birds perished in a fire that broke out in an enclosure devoted to exotic tropical habitats. Chester Zoo said in a statement issued on Sunday that keepers were able to lure all mammal species to safety, including critically endangered Sumatran orangutans, Sulawesi macaques and endangered 63

16 August 2018 3:18 AM Aggressive, alien crayfish invades Free State dams

An invasive species of crayfish is taking over aquatic systems in the Free State, the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has announced. The red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkia) was discovered in a dam in the Free State Goldfields. "It spreads all over the world – Europe, China; I think even to South America. It was probably brought in as part of aquaculture 50

13 August 2018 8:24 PM WATCH: Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raft

It was not a fairy tale, but a rescue on a Minnesota lake did involve a rainbow unicorn. A sheriff's deputy and a reserve deputy from the Chisago County Sheriff's Office spotted a group of five women on a large, inflatable rainbow unicorn floating on Fish Lake on Saturday. KMSP-TV reports the deputies pulled their squad car over and asked the women for a photo 46

08 June 2018 5:15 AM An SA bakkie story: This hardcore Isuzu KB has more than a million kilometres and still not out!

An 18-year-old Isuzu 250 Diesel Double Cab bakkie is still going strong after exceeding its 1-million km's reading in 2017. Much like its retired owner, David Manley from Mossel Bay, the Isuzu bakkie is still just as busy as before it hit the 1-million km's mark about a year ago. In fact, Manley and his wife, Gillian, took the bakkie on an adventure 48

06 June 2018 8:15 PM High seas fishing would go broke without 'massive' subsidies: study

Tampa - Fishing on the high seas would be an unprofitable business, but for the billions of dollars in government subsidies that keep an often destructive industry afloat, international researchers said Wednesday. The high seas refers to areas beyond nations' territorial waters, where species like tuna tend to be overfished and migratory sharks - 44% of which 68

05 June 2018 12:48 PM PICS: Harry Styles looks stylish while grabbing fish n’ chips in new Gucci campaign

Cape Town – Who new grabbing a quick fish n’ chips take away could look so stylish! Harry Styles is the face of the new men’s Gucci Tailoring campaign and was photographed and directed by Glen Luchford wearing the fashion house’s finest tailored pieces while grabbing a bite with a pet chicken. The campaign video shows the Sign of the Times hitmaker walking 68

20 May 2018 7:44 AM China bomber makes debut landing on South China Sea island

China's air force has landed long-range military aircraft on an island in the disputed South China Sea, a move that is believed to be the first of its kind and is likely to fuel further concerns about Beijing's intentions in the region. China Daily published a video purporting to show takeoff and landing of military planes, including the long-range 81