Legend has it that the pig stopped for a nap, and was the last to reach the Heavenly Gate.

Why is 2019 the Year of the Pig? How the Chinese zodiac’s 12 animals were chosen

  • According to legend, the Jade Emperor wanted time segmented into 12-year cycles
  • A treacherous rat is apparently the reason why the cat is not recognised in the zodiac
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Legend has it that the pig stopped for a nap, and was the last to reach the Heavenly Gate.
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