5 Surprising Auspicious Chinese Symbols: Bats, Cats, and Spiders Are Good Luck

Cats, bats, and spiders are regarded as auspicious Chinese symbols.

In China, cats are considered an auspicious Chinese symbol. There are countless legends and stories about good omens and auspicious Chinese symbols. Some are lovely, and some seem rather odd. (Image: Kornilovdream via Dreamstime)

Wuhan Lab Scientists Admit to Being Bitten by Bats

A face mask sits on a map of China along with a thermometer with its tip pointing to Wuhan.

A video released in December 2017 shows lab scientists in Wuhan, China, being bitten by bats while doing coronavirus research. (Image: Okhoney91 via Dreamstime)