[Tokyo, December 26. Image via Getty]

A calf (L) and a hamster (R) are displayed during a ceremony held to mark the passage from the Chinese 'Year of Rat' to the 'Year of Ox' at the Sunshine International Aquarium in Tokyo on December 26, 2008. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)