In the Chinese astrology, each year is represented by an animal. 2020 is the year of the Metal Rat, which is predicted to be a lucky year. The rat has also been celebrated in 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008. The Rat has the first position in the zodiac. The Rat is a representation of diligence, kindness, and generosity.
Learn more about the year of the Metal Rat in this infographic by TheChineseZodiac.org.