posted by Sinna_Hime_chan
Tanuki -raccoon dogs- so cute right?
In the mid-1840s, Ukiyo-e master Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) created a number of woodblock prints inaonyesha legendary tanuki (Nyctereutes procyonoides) using their humorously large scrota in creative ways.
"All-purpose tanuki testicles (prints kwa Kuniyoshi)": [source: pink Tentacle, 23 June, 2009]
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