One standing with head held high on his long, slender neck, the other turned back, preening a wing, the plumage with molded details and the pebbly skin of their broad webbed feet glazed orange
16 in. (40.6 cm.) high, the taller
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In China geese are considered romantic, symbolizing loyalty and marital happiness. They are said to fly alway in pairs and to mate for life, even remaining solitary if a mate dies. Flying geese are also believed to deliver good news, and mean the best of luck.
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