Oranda

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An oranda is a breed of goldfish characterized by a prominent bubble-like “hood” on the head. The headgrowth or hood (also known as wen or crown) may be a prominent growth on the top of the head (cranial region) or may encase the whole head except for the eyes and mouth.

When it was first imported from China to Japan it was mistakenly thought to be native to the Netherlands, and was therefore dubbed the “Holland Ironmask” (オランダ獅子頭), from which its English name “oranda” derives. source

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  1. LUCIA MARINIELLO says:

    LINDA PÁGINA, ADOREI VERDADEIRAMENTE BEIJOS

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