Personality Types and Animal Motifs

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Many people believe that each of us has an animal we can best relate ourselves to. While this is no more scientific or concrete than a horoscope, a lot of people believe in it and are proud to be associated with their animal counterpart. There are many personality tests available online (at no charge) that you can use to determine your animal personality type.

1 Lion

The lion personality type is often considered to be strong willed, independent and decisive. If you have a lion personality, you are likely to be a leader and perhaps even respected. The lion personality attracts people who are looking for answers and direction. Some of the downsides of this personality type include being sarcastic, domineering and sometimes cold and uncaring.

2 Beaver

The beaver personality type is typically hard working and industrious. Beaver personalities are always doing something. Beaver personalities are also considered to be self-sacrificing, well-organized and full of self-discipline. The beaver negative personality traits include being moody, unsociable and critical.

3 Lamb

People who have the personality of a lamb are timid and recognized as followers. The lamb personality avoids conflict and is likely to agree with everyone simply to avoid any type of debate. People with the lamb personality often have difficulty making up their minds about anything and have a fear of commitment.

4 Owl

If you have an owl personality, people likely see you as knowledgeable (wise) and might often turn to you for advice. Owl personality types are also extremely analytical, well ordered and tend to be highly organized. Negative traits for the owl personality include being sarcastic and judgmental. Owl personality types are often reclusive and abrasive.

5 Otter

The otter personality is outgoing, enthusiastic and friendly. The downside to people who have this personality type is that they can be nonproductive, less serious about accomplishing tasks and unreliable. Otters are fun, but don't count on them.

Carl Hose is the author of the anthology "Dead Horizon" and the the zombie novella "Dead Rising." His work has appeared in "Cold Storage," "Butcher Knives and Body Counts," "Writer's Journal," and "Lighthouse Digest.". He is editor of the "Dark Light" anthology to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities.