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 (1313 votes)


I'm a goat, mum and dad are monkeys and my grandma it's a tiger!

i am the dragon

 I'm Georgie and my sign of the Zodiac is the Dragon

I am the snake Narek the snake!!!

oh I am the snake too!

 good poor cat.i wish there was the year of the cat.

 On my birthday, my family organize a party, they give me presents and we eat my favourite food. Then we play on the garden. 

 Nice story but poor cat, that was very tricky.

Hello! My name is Kingshuk.I am a student.I like the story.