The Jade Emperor chose the order of the animals in the Chinese zodiac. How did he decide? Watch and find out!

Traditional story adapted by Sue Clarke | Animation by Cambridge English Online


There are twelve animals in the story. Which one is your favourite? Tell us about it!

Average: 4.2 (1312 votes)


i luv this story
i luv china

Very nice. I am a ram

good story

oh, that story was good and good
i am 11 years old
i born on horse year.
it on chinese new years

 same here!

This  story is fantastic.

my birthday is 27 December

 i am 8 funny

i am a snake


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