The Chinese Zodiac is something that I have become very familiar with living in Asia over the last 15 years but sometimes I just never look close enough.
The wooden decoration above was on the side of a house at the bottom or Rang Hill in Phuket Town and the decoration below was on a wall at work!
There are 12 animals to the Western Zodiac and it seems similar with the Chinese Zodiac - but not all of the meanings are the same. This site discusses compatibility and social customs linked with the Chinese Zodiac.
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