What Kind of Predatory Animal Are You?

ANIMALS

By: Mark Lichtenstein

5 Min Quiz

Image: Collage; Preying Mantis, Trapdoor Spider, Red Fox

About This Quiz

Totemic spirits are a meme (in the original sense of the word) in many cultures. Craftsmen, hunters, farmers, and warriors each choose predatory animal spirits to be their companions and protectors. Which predatory animal are you?

In what type of environment do you think you'll thrive?

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Do you like to lay in wait?

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Do you hunt in darkness?

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How quickly do you dispatch your prey?

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Are you wily?

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Would anyone want you as a pet?

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Would you be good in a pit fight?

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How well camouflaged are you?

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How good are you at planning?

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What kind of weapons do you have?

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How frightening do you appear?

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Are you underrated?

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What sense do you use when you hunt?

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What is your preferred meal?

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What climate do you like best?

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What continent do you like best?

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Are you a danger to mankind?

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How high up on the food chain are you?

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Are your teeth dangerous?

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How long do you live?

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Do humans romanticize you?

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How likely are you to run into your average human on an average day?

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Do you do "humanlike" things to kill?

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Have humans imitated your hunting skills?

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What technology may have been inspired by you or your hunting methods?

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Would someone want to wear your hide as clothing?

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How large are you?

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Do you give people nightmares?

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Has Walt Disney Animation Studios ever used your likeness an inspiration for a cute character?

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What sort of person would get you tattooed on their skin?

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