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Chinese Lunar New Year confusion over sheep

18 February 2015 Last updated at 12:08 GMT

Hundreds of millions of Chinese people are travelling home to spend the Lunar New Year holiday with their families in the world's biggest annual migration.

But while it is farewell to the Year of the Horse, confusion abounds as to whether the coming year is dedicated to the sheep, ram, or goat.

BBC News explains.

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