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Which Wild Animal Are You?
by Bri O.
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Since ancient time,s people have anthropomorphized, or ascribed human attributes to animals, plants or other objects. It's so common because humans have needed to interpret the world in a way they see and understand it.

In Egypt in the 13th century BCE, you'll note the "Tale of Two Brothers" features talking cows. Another example is in Rome in the second century CE, the west wind is anthropomorphized in the tale "Cupid and Psyche" and carries Psyche away. Later in the story an ant feels sorry for Psyche and helps her in her quest. For more recent examples, head to YouTube and you'll see people ascribing human emotions (shame, anger, joy) to cats and dogs. They even dress them in clothes and Halloween outfits to make them more people-like. 

Whether you can see yourself as a leader and King of the Jungle, or a fun, frolicking, sociable dolphin or a loyal and loving dog, take this quiz and learn more about how you truly see yourself. You'll be asked a series of questions about your outlook on life, your likes, dislikes and your social interactions. Your answers will help us match you with the kind, intelligent or domineering animal that is similar in personality to you. Everyone knows you have animal magnetism, but now you can find out the type of wild, attractive animal you are most like. Take the quiz now.

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