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The Great Leap Forward: How The Rat Made The First Chinese Zodiac Sign

The Great Leap Forward: How The Rat Made The First Chinese Zodiac Sign

By Marini's Archives, Food Archives
  As the Chinese New Year is approaching, we take this time to learn a little bit about the upcoming lunar year of the Metal Rat. For some, the rat does not come to mind when you first talk about the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, but did you know that the Rat is the first animal, and more interestingly why?  The 12 Animals of the Chinese Zodiac The twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac consist of these animals, in this order – Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. Each animal has an aspect to them, for example, Dragons are known to be confident and are believed to have a good life,…
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