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According to a notation on my calendar, Feb. 16 began the Chinese year of the Dog. This fits in between last year’s Rooster and 2019’s Pig. These three join the Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep (Goat) and the Monkey to make up the Chinese Zodiac.

I respect the importance of this list to the Chinese. I would however, like to propose an addition for which there seems to be room. Cattle, horses, sheep, cows dogs, jack rabbits, I know they aren’t really rabbits, rats and snakes all make sense. We see them pretty regularly through their year. Tigers and Monkeys exist but far from...


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