Father’s Day: celebrating the devoted dad’s of the animal kingdom

In many species, the father isn’t always present. That’s why I wanted to shine a light on the animals that play a vital role in bringing up their young, including one that even brings their babies into this world!

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Chinese New Year: the animals of the zodiac

Today, 12 February, marks the beginning of Chinese New Year (2021), which celebrates the Year of the Ox – an animal that symbolises strength, loyalty, and determination.

The Chinese zodiac is divided into 12 blocks (also known as houses), each representing one year. Each Chinese New Year is assigned one of 12 animals, which have their own traits and characteristics. Your Chinese zodiac sign depends on when you were born according to the Chinese lunar calendar, which may differ if you were born between 21 January and 20 February (as the new year moves between these dates).

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