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In Photos: Japan's adorable 'shimaenaga' long-tailed tits soar in popularity

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Two types of bite-size cakes, pictured in the left four rows, priced at 250 yen (about $2.20) apiece, and small steamed buns in the right two rows, priced at 220 yen (approx. $1.90) each, both in the motif of shimaenaga, a subspecies of the long-tailed tit, are seen at the Tsukushi Makita Japanese-style confectionery shop in Otaru, Hokkaido, on Jan. 12, 2022. (Mainichi/Taichi Kaizuka)

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