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Tibetan Mastiffs.

"Fetching prices up to around $750,000 USD, mastiffs have become a prized status-symbol amongst China’s wealthy, with rich buyers across the country sending prices skyrocketing. Owners say the mastiffs, descendants of dogs used for hunting by nomadic tribes in central Asia and Tibet are fiercely loyal and protective. Breeders still travel to the Himalayan plateau to collect young puppies, although many are unable to adjust to the low altitudes and die during the journey."

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