The Sheep (goat or ram) is the 8th sign of the zodiac, which consists of 12 animal signs. The animals follow one another in an established order and are repeated every 12 years: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig.
Each animal has particular characteristics and people born in a certain year are believed to take on those characteristics. People born in the Year of the Sheep are creative and have great artistic talent. They are easy-going and have good manners and charm.
Many traditions and celebrations are associated with the zodiac signs.