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Scientific name: Aix galericulata – related to the North American wood duck

MandarinDucks

The male (above right) changes plumage and more closely resembles the female when not in his courting colors.

In Chinese known as yuanyang (simplified: 鸳鸯; traditional: 鴛鴦; pinyin: yuān yāng), and often used as a symbol of  conjugal affection and fidelity.

But there is a weapon (from Bagua Zhang, I think) that is used in pairs and sold by WLE.com (Product ID W552)

MandarinDuckKnives

 

 

 

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