A Chinese coal baron has just purchased a red Tibetan mastiff for 10 million yuan, which is about $1.5 million.
The breed, apparently, is a status symbol in Asia—especially in China.
The Huffington Post reports:
"'Tibetan mastiffs are an ancient breed long revered as adept guard dogs. This particular Tibetan mastiff puppy is considered 'a perfect specimen.'"
One might imagine it would need to be.
At least a dog can catch a Frisbee—a tulip not so much.
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