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Meet Shima Enaga, the cute tiny bird that looks like a cotton ball in Japan

People have also compared them to cotton candy.
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Shima enaga, a particular subspecies of bird are only found on Japanese island, Hokkaido, it’s also called the Long-tailed Tits.

They are fluffy, tiny and mostly white in colour that makes them look like white cotton balls, people have also compared them to cotton candy.

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Their length measuring from 13 cm – 15 cm and half of that is the tail.

They lay 7-10 eggs at a time which helps them keep the population up.

Long-tailed Tits usually have black eyebrows, but in Hokkaido they lose their eyebrows when they turn into adulthood in order to help them blend in during long winters.

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This unique version of Long-tailed Tit in Hokkaido with completely white face making them look way more adorable.

Jia Suriyanto
Indonesian Journalist at News Asia Today. I cover the latest news and stories on Indonesia, particularly on business.