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$25,000 is taken in by a Chinese online auction for the Internet sensation dog

China Online Auction Fetches ,000 for Internet Sensation Dog

VIDEO: A loyal dog becomes an internet sensation in China
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A woman plays with Shiba Inu dogs at a pet store in Beijing, China. 

Photographer: China News Service/Getty Images


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An abandoned dog that has become an internet sensation in China has been sold in a marathon online auction for 160,000 yuan ($25,000).

The eight-year-old Shiba Inu named Deng Deng was sold by a court in Beijing for 320 times the initial asking price, according to an auction platform belonging to e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. that offers livestreaming.

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