Sea statue mystifies Capetonians

A mysterious statue off the coast of Camps Bay had residents’ tongues wagging on Wednesday. It seemed...

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A mysterious statue off the coast of <?xml:namespace prefix="st1" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"?><place w:st="on">Camps Bay had residents’ tongues wagging on Wednesday.

It seemed the slender, white figurine popped up out of nowhere.

Employees at the nearby luxury Twelve Apostles Hotel told Eyewitness News they were intrigued by the statue’s appearance “in the middle of the ocean”.

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