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The Tanuki Who Just Keeps On Giving

Japanese Countryside Animals

The pattern of giving someone a gift to say thank you for the gift they previously gave you is fairly common in Japan, where gracious manners are always held to be of the utmost importance. As a matter of fact, it’s such a part of life in the country that apparently even one animal, a thankful tanuki, or raccoon dog, is following the custom, at least according to the Japanese twitter user, @yamapii0509.

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