IN the Chinese zodiac, the Earth Goat represents those born in 1979.
Chinese astrology is based on animals and how their characteristics embody the year you were born in.
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The Earth Goat represents those born in 1979Credit: The Sun
What year is the Earth Goat?
Chinese zodiac signs identify birth years with certain animals including the Rat, the Ox, the Tiger, the Rabbit, the Dragon, the Snake, the Horse, the Goat, the Monkey, the Rooster, the Dog and the Pig.
The Goat is the eighth animal in the 12-year cycle and is also given to those born in 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015.
There are 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac and the Goat is the eighth
The Earth Goat is a sub-component of the Goat in the Chinese zodiac.
Other years of the Goat
Goats are shy, stable, sympathetic, and overall very kind.
They strive to excel and persevere in any setting they are in. They usually have very strong opinions and can be stubborn at times.
Mostly, they are reserved and laid-back. Despite being able to stand out in large groups, they enjoy doing things on their own and thrive in independent situations.
Some notable Earth Goats are: Kourtney Kardashian and Chris Pratt.
Kourtney Kardashian is an Earth Goat in the Chinese zodiacCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Chris Pratt is an Earth Goat as well Credit: Getty Images – Getty
Characteristics and personalities of the Earth Goat
This boy could best be described as having invisible ambition.
You can have no idea how driven and ambitious this character is.
They never give that impression, it’s remarkably well concealed – it’s the Earth Goat’s secret weapon.
The Goat is one of the most ambitious signs of the Chinese zodiac
The entire universe underestimates the Earth Goat at their peril.
They’re not a shouty, “look at me” character, they’re methodical and progressive in a wonderfully subtle way.
This soul knows exactly what they’re doing, exactly where they’re going – and they always, always get there.
Types of Goats
Metal Goat: Sensitive, creative, loyal and talented.
Earth Goat: Patient, thoughtful, practical, hard-working, and stable.
Wood Goat: Strong, optimistic, altruistic, expansive, and socially conscious.
Fire Goats are dynamic and persistentCredit: The Sun
Fire Goat: Dynamic, persistent, enthusiastic, creative, and impulsive.
Water Goat: Intelligent, flexible, soft, powerful, and overwhelming.