Hopping into Tunian: Why is the rabbit in the Chinese zodiac?

You might know that 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit, but do you know why the ancient Chinese people picked the rabbit among the 12 animals that form the Chinese zodiac? Our special guest Zhu Yi, a folk culture expert, has brought his answer. Watch this episode to find out.

About the 'Hopping into Tunian' series:

Can rabbits drink water? Should you pull a rabbit's ears? What are the world's largest and smallest rabbit species? 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit, or Tunian, on the Chinese lunar calendar. For Spring Festival, we at CGTN Nature are presenting a new series, "Hopping into Tunian," to share funny stories about our buck-toothed buddies.

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