New Kim is two years old and is being sold by the trainer Gaston Van De Wouwer from Berlaar Worldâs most expensive pigeon is from Antwerp province SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A racing fan from China has shelled out nearly two million dollars for a pigeon. Bolt was sold to "Hu Zhen Yu" a successfull bussiness man in China. Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A British woman whose cat went missing in November 2019 was reunited with her pet more than a year later when the feline turned up 75 miles away. Copyright © 2020 KGO-TV. The buyer's real name was not revealed, but PIPA said it was the same man who previously set the world record in March 2019, when he paid $1.4 million for a champion racing pigeon named Armando. ", Lost cat found one year later, 75 miles away. Sentence spelled out by balloons breaks Guinness record, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A party balloon company broke a Guinness World Record in Florida by using 7,236 balloons to spell out the phrase: "Success has nothing to do with luck, it is a matter of consistency. 3 million euros ($1. Most Expensive Pigeon The previous record holder was sold at auction for â¬1.25 million GBP, equivalent of $1.49 million USD. What is the most expensive pigeon in the world? New Kim, a Belgian racing bird, set an auction record after a bidding war between two Chinese buyers. Recently, the two-year-old racing pigeon from Belgium topped the chart as the worldâs most expensive pigeon, fetching a cool â¬1,310,000 (about US$1,550,405 based on todayâs going rate) in an ongoing online auction at Pipa Pigeon Paradise. Armando was sold to a â¦ The auction will end Sunday (November 15) and we don't know â¦ MR. 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Meet Armando, The Most Expensive Pigeon In The World, Costs $1.4 Million. Magazine returned to Manitoba library was 45 years overdue. Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A Manitoba library said employees were shocked to see a magazine dropped into the return slot this week was last checked out in June 1975. The pedigree bird is the most expensive pigeon in Senegal, which Johnson bought at auction to inject a competitive edge into the country's fledgeling pigeon-racing scene. Metal detecting club finds lost wedding ring at Florida beach. Man buys 160 tickets for one lottery drawing, wins 160 times. Belgian racing pigeon sells for record-breaking £1.07m ... "Belgium's best long-distance bird of all times is now the most expensive bird ever to be sold in auction," Pipa said. The two-year-old is in fact the most expensive female pigeon ever sold in the world. A Chinese buyer has set the record for the highest bidding for a pigeon, offering $1.4 million at an auction for just one pigeon. Search for lizard food leads to $200,000 lottery prize. To mark this record sale, Newsround has taken a look at some of the most expensive animals ever. New Kim, a two-year-old racing pigeon from Belgium has recently been crowned the worldâs most expensive pigeon after a South African collector bid a whopping 1. Belgiumâs New Kim has become Europe's most expensive racing pigeon, being sold at auction to an anonymous buyer from China for â¬1.6m ($1.9m, £1.4m). New Kim is now the most expensive racing pigeon of all time, as the amount of money it fetched bettered the previous record, which also belonged to a Belgian-bred bird, named Armando, by â¬350 000 [R 6 378 165,78]. Racing pigeon,s were famously used during two world wars to carry vital information across enemy lines, A pigeon named G.I. The victorious pigeon fancier, whose identity is secret, spent more than £1 million to land Armando, a Belgian bird considered to be the âbest long distance pigeon of all timeâ. A Belgian racing pigeon called Bolt is sold to a Chinese businessman for a world record price of 310,000 euros (£260,000; $400,000). This is almost 100,000 euros more than that of the most expensive pigeon before, Armando. That's the most that a racing pigeon has ever been sold for. The pigeon, named New Kim, has won a number of competitions. Message in a bottle travels 2,000 miles from Canada to Scotland. Monday, November 16, 2020 SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A racing fan from China has shelled out nearly two million dollars for a pigeon. All Rights Reserved. The pedigree bird is the most expensive pigeon in Senegal, which Johnson bought at auction to inject a competitive edge into the country's fledgeling pigeon-racing scene. New Kim, a 2-year-old female racing pigeon, was sold at â¦ Andreas & â¦ A racing pigeon was just sold at auction for a record $1.9 million. Now the most expensive Race Pigeon Sold in the world is Andreas Draper's Pigeon from Germany, "FLITZER" got sold for â¬500,000 Euro to Japan. Copyright © 2020 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Some people think they are pests, or âthe rats of the skyâ, while others cherish them for potential racing. Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A champion racing pigeon sold by a Belgian trainer broke a world record and became the world's most expensive pigeon when it sold for nearly $1.9 million. A Belgian racing pigeon named âNew Kimâ was sold for a whopping â¬1.6-million [R29 135 232] on Sunday, November 15. Five-year-old Armando (pictured), the world's most expensive racing pigeon, was sold for $1.5 million by a Belgian auction website on Sunday An â¦ In 2012, Bolt was the swiftest pigeon in Belgium, where racing rules are especially strict. At around 1,300 000 euros âNew Kim â is the most expensive bird in history, a South African enthusiast bought her. This pigeon breed has curvy and large bills, accented and bright eyes, and well developed fleshy covering on beak. New Kim, a two-year-old racing pigeon from Belgium has recently been crowned the worldâs most expensive pigeon after a South African collector bid a â¦ Dec. 10 (UPI) -- A Scottish couple said they were shocked when a plastic bottle their dog found at the beach turned out to be a message in a bottle that traveled 2,000 miles from Canada. à¤à¤¸ 'à¤¸à¥à¤ªà¤°' à¤à¤¬à¥à¤¤à¤° à¤®à¥à¤ à¤à¤¸à¤¾ à¤à¥à¤¯à¤¾ à¤à¤¾à¤¸ à¤¹à¥, à¤à¥ à¤¯à¥ 14 à¤à¤°à¥à¤¡à¤¼ à¤°à¥à¤ªà¤¯à¥ à¤®à¥à¤ à¤¬à¤¿à¤à¤¾ à¤¹à¥? Secret Santa pays off $65,000 worth of layaway items at Walmart. Portable toilets 'sing' Christmas carols in festive display. A champion racing pigeon being auctioned on the internet has become the most expensive ever sold in Europe. Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A trio of volunteers with metal detectors came to the rescue of a Florida couple who lost a wedding ring during a trip to the beach. Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A painting worth about $340,000 was forgotten at a German airport by a businessman flying to Israel, and police rescued the misplaced artwork from the recycling. A BELGIAN bird has become the most expensive pigeon in the world with bids close to £1.2million already flying in. A RACING pigeon called Armando has sold at auction for just over £1million â more than twice the previous record. 5 million) in an online auction. The statement added that New Kim was the most expensive hen ever sold, âand the most expensive racing pigeon of all timesâ, beating the previous record, which was also set by a Belgian-bred bird named Armando, which fetched â¬350 000 (about R6,4 million) in 2019. FANTASTIC NOW THE MOST EXPENSIVE PIGEON IN THE WORLD . joe an American bird saved more than a thousand British forces lives when it delivered a vital message warning of impending bombing to a village. The next most expensive is believed to be a bird called Nadine, which fetched more than $450,000 at â¦ Armando the racing pigeon is seen in a photo/graphic created by the specialist Belgian pigeon fanciers' website Pigeon Paradise (pipa.be). Dumped ducks rescued from New York City park. Most Expensive Pigeon Breeds In Existence Scandaroon: The existence of this pigeon breed is believed to date from the era of Alexander the Great. A pigeon sold for a record-breaking $1.4 million in China in March 2019. A pigeon called New Kim has been sold for £1.3million! Hok Van De Wouwer, a renowned pigeon breeder in Antwerp, Belgium has recently put its entire collection of racing pigeons on sale this month. It's an expensive hobby for the Chinese ultrawealthy â and prices are only taking flight. New Kim, a two-year-old racing pigeon from Belgium has recently been crowned the worldâs most expensive pigeon after a South African collector bid a whopping 1.3 million euros ($1.5 million) in an online auction. The 30-year-old scientist is one of a small but growing number of Senegalese men who have fallen for the charms of breeding and racing homers, some to the point of obsession. New Kim, a 2-year-old bird put up for sale on the PIPA auction website by retired trainer Gaston Van De Wouwer, 76, fetched a top bid of $1,894,672 at the close of the auction Sunday. Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A Virginia man said he had "a feeling" about some numbers he copied down from a TV show that led to his buying 160 tickets for a single lottery drawing -- and winning $800,000. This Most Expensive Race Pigeon was acquired by a Chinese shipping magnate at a whopping $328,000 and that is why is the most expensive race pigeon ever sold, according to the international pigeon distributor that coordinated the auction. Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Animal rescuers in New York City said they rounded up 10 domesticated ducks that were apparently abandoned in a city park. This pigeon is worth $1.5 million Her name is New Kim Location: Knesselare, Belgium (SOUNDBITE) (English) PIGEON AUCTION HOUSE 'PIPA' CEO, NIKOLAAS GYSELBRECHT, SAYING: "New Kim is now at 1,320,000 euros. The record for most expensive racing pigeon auctioned in the world, has just been broken by a Belgian racing pigeon. On the 21st of August 2017, the record was smashed, when Daniel Bucaciuc, sold his national champion âMR FANTASTICâ (B.15.2016002 for â¬500,000 Euro to a buyer in China. The humble Pigeon, is one of the most common birds in the world, especially in cities. 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PIPA said Armando is the most expensive bird ever to be sold at auction by a huge margin.