What is your favorite animal? Do you think you share any characteristics with a particular animal? According to the Chinese zodiac, everyone is born in the year of a particular animal, which operates on a twelve-year cycle, and each animal will represent certain characteristics that people born in that year are said to possess. ShaoLan was born in the year of the pig, an animal that represents diligence and intelligence! Which year were you born in? On the theme of pigs, Kara Dyer, the founder of Storytime Toys, tells the story of the three little pigs and then goes on to learn the Chinese words for various kinds of pigs, including large wild boar all the way down to the words for the three little pigs themselves!
The word for “pig” in Chinese is 豬/猪.