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Dale Steyn was supposed to play in yet another two-bit T20 tournament, but now he’s gone fishing. Why?
The golden dorado is a magnificently bellied fish armed with a pronounced underbite on a face so fierce only a mother could love it. But it is indeed golden; from a deeply burnished tail to a massive gilt head, which frames a mouth snaggled with mean looking teeth.
If Tutankhamun’s tomb had included a fish tank amid all that other gold, it would have been stocked with these denizens, which are also known as river tigers or jaw characins, and, in Latin, Salminus brasiliensis. The biggest specimen yet measured was 1.3m long and weighed 34kg.
Dale Steyn doesn’t want for records, but he has the chance to break that one in the coming days...