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Cultural Note

Read the article to learn the Chinese culture.

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Now it’s time for fun and relaxing. Let’s read the following story and learn about the 12 Chinese zodiac animals.

Chinese zodiac animals

_The Chinese zodiac, known as 生肖(ShēngXiāo) or 属相(ShǔXiàng), features 12 animal signs in this order: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig.

Chinese New Year’s Day changes every year in the western calendar. There are 12 zodiac signs represented by animals, and every year there is a different one. After twelve years, the cycle repeats itself.

The 12 Chinese zodiac animals in a cycle are not only used to represent years in China, but also believed to influence people’s personalities, career, compatibility, marriage, and fortune.

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