China - Yingying - Mascot of the Olympics in Beijing (CN-25673)
Yingying is one of the 5 mascots of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. I don't know, if the sender decided to choose a postcard exactly with this one intentionally, but that's my favorite one... Why? Yes, because it's orange! ;)
Cultural inspiration: Tibetan antelope, Tibetan and Xinjiang ethnic costumes. Olympic Ring: Yellow/Orange Represented Element: Earth Actual Fengshui Element: Earth Personality: lively, independent Represented sport: track and field
Notes: The Tibetan antelope is an endangered species native to the Tibetan Plateau, known for its swiftness. Yingying's headgear incorporates elements of Tibetan and Xinjiang ethnic costumes.