Ever wondered what ‘Year of the…’ you are? We’ve put this calendar together to help you!
These 12 animals and the order they fall in is often explained in a Chinese folk story about a race the animals all took part in. Their conduct in the race is the reason they’re commonly seen as having certain traits.
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The 12 animals in order and their characteristics are:
- Rat: Clever, persuasive
- Ox: Reliable, stubborn
- Tiger: Emotional, courageous
- Rabbit: Sincere, popular
- Dragon: Kind, fearless
- Snake: Generous, smart
- Horse: Independent, impatient
- Goat: Shy, peace-loving
- Monkey: Fun, active
- Chicken: Practical, observant
- Dog: Loyal, diligent
- Pig: Loving, honest