If you are coming to China for any extended period of time, you should probably learn about the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac. If learning about all 12 seems too daunting, then at the very least check up on your animal so that you have an answer when you are inevitably asked, “What’s your zodiac animal.”
Below you can find a brief description that explains your characteristics and which animals you are compatible with. Keep in mind that the Chinese Zodiac is far more complex than what we are providing, and even goes so far as to tell your fortune. However, that’s going a bit overboard. The basics will do just fine, but if you are interested in finding out more check out Travel China.