The Year of the Rabbit Approaches

The chinese new year falls on February 3, and the  new year will be the year of the Rabbit. Rabbits are thus becoming very popular as pets and as gifts. A particular breed of rabbit, the Blanc de hotot, or a panda rabbit is enjoying particular popularity. The breed is white with black circles around its eyes, making it resemble a panda:

I am excited, I was born in a Rabbit year.

Here is a picture of a rabbit dressed up a pet store to celebrate Christmas and the new coming year of the Rabbit:


Year of the Tiger!

Saturday was the Chinese New Year, and this year is the Year of the Tiger. To celebrate, here are some cute tiger pictures:

These cubs were born at the Honolulu Zoo in 2008.

Tiger cubs from a Romanian Zoo in 2007.

Here are a couple images posted in a gallery for this year’s celebrations on the

This is a performance at the zoo in Qingdao City.

These tigers are in a zoo in Fuzhou.