Where do goldfish come from?

Cartoon of a goldfish looking at a world map

Have you ever thought about where goldfish come from? You might have picked them up from the pet store, but how did they get there?

Why did people start keeping goldfish as pets? And where do pet stores get the millions of goldies that are sold every year?

There’s a fascinating story behind the first pet goldfish and, if you haven’t heard it before, you’ll never guess how it happened!

Read on to find out more.

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