Astrology has been around for thousands of years. Our ancestors looked toward the heavens in order to transcribe the hidden depths of our lives, as well as personalities and futures. They also believed that everything that we could ever want to know could be found in the stars.
But, if you are a little bit familiar with astrology, you need to know that not everything can be detailed in one simple zodiac sign. We have several astrological signs which pertain to different areas of our lives. One of those areas knows that your spirit animal is based on your astrological sign.
Everyone has a spirit animal, no matter if they are aware of it or not. For some cultures, such as the Native American, spirit animals are animals which are assigned to a specific birth period which reflects the inner character of a person. For others, the discovery of this particular animal is just a part of the passage, which helps them to move from one stage of life to another as they seek to become the best version of themselves. These are their guardians and protectors, as they face the challenges in life and continue to grow and evolve. Others also see the spirit animal as more of an adviser, guiding them down to the right path.
An animal spirit explains the human spiritual energy, as well as deep inner desire. No matter what your spirit animal means to you as far as your life journey, identifying it in your life can help you to understand yourself on a deeper level better. They are usually connected to specific personality traits and the way in which we see the world around us.
For this reason, experts say that you can make a pretty accurate guess as to what the spirit animal of someone is based solely on their personality traits, connected with each of the 12 zodiac signs. Sure, are some exceptions to this rule, but for the vast majority, you are going to find this to be scarily accurate. Are you interested in discovering your spirit animal? What does it reveal about you? Continue reading and see your spirit animal according to your zodiac sign.
1. Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 19): Tiger and Hawk
It is no wonder that your spirit is connected to an animal as regal and powerful as a tiger because you are a confident and determined person. You are a force to be reckoned with, intimidated by one and unwilling to back down regardless of what life may bring you. If anyone crazy enough is there to challenge you, they are going to feel the full force of your undeniable temper reigning down upon them – and that is a sight frightening enough to send anyone that is running for the hills.
In astrology, this sign is also often connected to the ram. Unluckily, the pump is not your spirit animal. For Aries, a fire sign which is fueled by passion, as well as independence and loyalty, your spirit animal is haw or falcon, besides tiger.
Hawks are natural-born leaders, many times working as the messenger in their group or family. They work amazingly in groups, but work even better independently, as they are spontaneous and sometimes somewhat impulsive. They can also be seen as arrogant or egotistical beings. But, that is just because they discharge so much confidence in every facet of their life. People with this spirit animal are never afraid to take the initiative.
2. Taurus (Apr 20 – May 20): Wolf and Beaver
It is not a surprise that you are stubborn and independent, determined to take on the world-single handedly. You perfectly know what you want in life, and you certainly do not need anyone else to make it happen for you. This does not mean that you are against the idea of permitting others into your life, to the contrary. Just like a wolf, you know the value of your pack, and you are fiercely protective of them. ]
This sign is also often connected with the bull, known for their hardheaded and stubborn personality. But, the beaver, even though a small but mighty animal, quickly adapts and overcomes any obstacle which comes their way.
They have a barrel of unlimited time and patience, making them one of the most valuable workers in any field. Also, they are incredibly strategic, as well as resourceful and very witty. In fact, you would never want to try and outwit a beaver, trust us. They are sharp and incredibly intelligent. But, they also need to be cautious about turning people away with their attitude. They need to learn how to be humble and not give in to their tendencies of being over-demanding, possessive, or in some ways, cowardly. Deep inside, they are compassionate, as well as loyal, resourceful, and generous friends and lovers when they are not afraid to let themselves shine.
3. Gemini (May 21 – Jun 20): Deer and Black Panther
Gemini is also known as being the twins of the zodiac. They are a sign which brings together a multitude of personality, as well as challenges and fun. So, it is not a surprise that their spirit animal is the deer. Deer are incredibly energetic, witty and very intelligent creatures. They are also not afraid to make a fool of themselves, as long as it gets a roaring laugh from their audience.
They are also marvelous conversationalists who enjoy dinner parties and get-togethers. The spirit animal deer also cautions you to not give into your vanity. You should rely on charisma and personality to attract people to you, not your doe-eyed look.
When you see a Gemini in action, dominating social settings and spreading their love and light everywhere they go, it is not a surprise that they are also connected with another beautiful, graceful, as well as elegant animal as Black Panther. They also face life with calm, as well as collected exterior, refusing to permit them from giving in to negativity. However, if they are provoked the power of the Black Panther within is going to come forward to carry them through.
4. Cancer (Jun 21 – Jul 22): Woodpecker and Dog
Believe it or not, but cancer, which is a water sign, connects deeply to the woodpecker. Why particularly to this animal? Because, the woodpecker is incredibly nurturing, much like a cancer male or female. Cancer also makes excellent parents or caregiver as they have a broad sense of home rooted inside of them since they are born.
Woodpeckers are amazing caretakers. They are caring, as well as, empathetic, great listeners, and supportive in their family roles. Woodpeckers, like Cancer, are also very resourceful. People in this sign are often known as ‘frugal’ in their inner circles. But, that is only because they are unusual in turning a nothing into a something. At their worst, the woodpecker can become angry, as well as jealous or even possessive. But, that is a pretty rare case for this animal which stands to be all heart and little head.
Cancer is also connected to another animal – a dog. Compassionate, as well as sensitive and fiercely loyal to the family unit, it is the human version of this animal. They may not always have the potential to say the right thing at the right time, but only their presence can bring peace to the most challenging of situations. They advance on affection and love from the people in their lives, giving their heart 110% without hesitation.
5. Leo (Jul 23 – Aug 22): Peacock and Salmon
Much of the attention of Leo, being profound and confident, is on the way that they present themselves to the world that surrounds them. Creating a bold, as well as successful and unbreakable exterior, they make amazing leaders, as a result of their independence and the fact that others will trust and follow their undeniable confidence and charisma. Just like a peacock, they are not opposed to flaunting their beauty for the world to see.
Leos are also known to swim against the current, just like the other animal they are associated with – the salmon. Usually, they create their path and dare for everyone to follow suit. This spirit animal is deeply connected to this zodiac sign, as they are both incredible leaders. Using their charismatic, as well as contagious energy, the salmon often draws people to them like a flame. They are also well-liked, warm and enthusiastic individuals.
Salmon tends to appear arrogant and egotistical. However, only those that are close to it know that they are incredibly insecure. This is an animal which can also become emotionally invested in their relationships. A lot of times, leaving them easily hurt if their feelings are not reciprocated in the manner in which they need. The salmon is also a loyal, as well as stable, and giving. But, when hurt, they can become vindictive and egotistical. This is the problem of pride for them, which they a lot of.
6. Virgo (Aug 23 – Sept 22): Eagle and Bear
The perfectionistic tendencies of this sign mean that they have a sharp eye, so they can even notice the finest of details in the world around them. This attention to detail permits them to make intelligent, as well as well-thought-out decisions, setting them up for success in all that they are doing. They do not need anyone else to help them reach great heights. Instead, they are going to channel their inner eagle soaring off into the horizon.
This sign is one of the most particular signs of the zodiac. They are observant, as well as independent and a bit of a perfectionist, just like the second animal they are associated with – the bear. The bear, as your spirit animal, explains much about the deepest parts of your personality. In many ways, you are methodical, hardworking, and incredibly intelligent. Bears may also not be known as cuddly creatures, but they have a huge heart, and often they can be so generous that they will give everything that they have for those that they love.
Also, bears are very modest, shy and can live very minimally if need be. The bear is known for being impatient and having quite the temper if pushed hard enough, which is what they need. And when they are, hell hat no fury. This is a sign which says that you must be careful about becoming too skeptical, reclusive, independent and lazy. This is them at their worst when they have been hurt or disappointed. But, when they are at their best, they are very generous and loving.
7. Libra (Sept 23 – Oct 22): Raven and Panda
Libra is the sign of the scales, and it is all about equality and balance in life and love. They are very much like the animal associated with them – the raven – which is known for being a peace-loving creature. The raven is incredibly intelligent, as well as charming, known for their incredible balance of beauty inside and outside.
This animal is also the perfect mediator of any group as they are diplomatic, making it great listener, as well as an advice giver. It has boundless energy, and it is incredibly easygoing in all their relationships. Inside, ravens are romantic, patient and caring. And, when they are not heir often charming selves, they can be brash, demanding, rude and even vindictive. But, all in all, they love to give their time and hearts to those around them, as well as make excellent caregivers, teachers, and doctors.
The second animal Libras are associated with is a panda. If asked, a Libra is going to tell you that there is nothing more than they want in this life then to bring peace and happiness to everyone that they meet. They are warm, caring and sweet, and they have a huge heart. They genuinely care about the well-being of everyone in their life. Just like a panda, they are pretty laid back, content to live a quarter and more relaxed lifestyle.
8. Scorpio (Oct 23 – Nov 21): Lion and Snake
If you know someone in the sign of Scorpio, then you will agree that they can be incredibly intimidating. They are confident, passionate and mysterious and no one knows what a Scorpio has planned. But, they know that they do not want to be the one to stand in their way. They will speak their mind, and they will do that even if they know that no one else is going to agree with them, standing tall and owning their opinions. As they have that fierce independence, it is very easy and logical to see why their spirit animal is the lion.
The other animal associated with Scorpios is a snake. Just like Scorpios, the snake is a mysterious, as well as secretive and even appears ‘darker’ than most other signs. Snakes are very intuitive animals and that are often very spiritual, or at least drawn to the paranormal or the unknown. A lot of people that are born under this sign are so drawn to the spiritual realm that they may even devote their lives to the study or leadership of this area. Snakes are also incredibly passionate, especially in matters of the heart and even career.
Also, they are amusing and helpful if they trust you enough to be 100% themselves around you. When at their worst, snakes are violent, disobedient, and even have a multitude of mood swings which can drive anyone crazy. But, when at their best, snakes are incredible beings which are loyal and loving to those they love.
9. Sagittarius (Nov 22 – Dec 21): Own and Cat
The first spirit animal of Sagittarius is the owl. Just like Sagittarius, the owl is driven, energetic, passionate and also quite hard to nail down to one specific type. This is a sign which can be seen as rather impulsive, inspired by their emotions and fire deep inside of them. But, they are also incredibly easygoing, and they value their friendships above anything. At their worst, an owl can be seen as reckless, insincere or even selfish, but they want an environment where they can be nurtured, protected and loved. They are incredibly sensitive beings, despite the fact that they have us all fooled that they are independent. Some of the professions they are more successful in areas teachers, artists or any occupation which permits them to use their hands.
People in this sign also live their lives with a curiosity that even none of the other signs can fully understand. They also feel the need to try everything in their life at least once, and they always seek new experiences and adventures. Their second animal is the cat. Occasionally, they will get burned, after all, curiosity killed the cat. But, that is not going to stop them from stepping onto the next of their nine lives left to continue barreling forward following their heart. Despite the fact that they have an incredibly impulsive way of living, they are highly intelligent, making them great problem solvers.
10. Capricorn (Dec 22 – Jan 19): Goose and Horse
Capricorns are very much the loners of the zodiac. Just like the Capricorn, the goose is also a loner, but they do it in such a manner that you cannot help but be OK with it. These people are incredibly ambitious, as well as hardworking, and driven. But, this sign is not made by those around them. The goose sets them and then it tries to go above and beyond.
These people can also sway from both worlds quite effortlessly. They are passionate, as well as funny and generous beings of their time and talent. But, the goose also must be careful when at their worst, as they tend to create obsessive behaviors or even additive traits.
When most people look at Capricorn, all that they can see is the logically, minded; detail focused individual that makes every decision based only on data and facts. What they don’t know and realize is that within the heart of every Capricorn is a wild, free spirit which is just waiting to break free. That is the spirit of their second animal – the horse. Like their spirit animal, the horse, Capricorns long for nothing more than to run free in beautiful pastures with the wind blowing in their hair truly enjoying life.
11. Aquarius (Jan 20 – Feb 18): Bear and Otter
This unique sign can make one of the best friends that a person could ever ask and wish for, as people in it are loyal, caring and affectionate. But, you should not cross them, or you will see their inner bear emerge. Aquarius is a highly territorial sign, and they certainly are not going to back down from the competition. Instead, they are going to fight to protect their goals and dreams, as well as the people that they care about and anything else that they have established is ‘theirs’ to keep.
Their second spirit animal is an otter. Just like Aquarius, otters are playful, as well as creative and intelligent. This is a quirky animal. They desire to dance to the beat of their drum, and they do not care what anyone thinks about that. But, this is not making them unapproachable or unpopular. This is a sign which is known for having a multitude of friends from many different realms. They can move across groups of people quite effortlessly. They also have an incredible imagination and nurturing qualities.
Saying this, they are picky when it comes to love. But, when they find the one that is right, that is it. They will never look back. They are devoted to life. When at their worst, otters can become recluse, isolating themselves from their family and friends. They may also have a rebellious stage in their late teens or early adulthood. But, when in the right environment, they can be a perfect friend or companion.
12. Pisces (Feb 19 – Mar 20): Wolf and Fox
Pisces are often known to be the dreamers of the zodiac. They are graceful, as well as generous and they have a deep abyss of feeling inside. This can also be true for the wolf that is better known for being passionate and deeply emotional. But, they will eventually like t to be a part of group, family or community.
When at their worst, they can become obsessive over friends or family members as well, impractical and even vindictive. But, when they are in the right environment, they are incredibly nurturing, as well as gentle and very affectionate. Their final goal in life is not just to find true love, but to nurture it for a lifetime. A divorce is never an option for them, and they will try until they have nothing left to make their relationships work.
Their second spirit animal is the fox. When you first see Pisces, they are pretty, elegant and adorable, much like the fox. However, these quick-witted, as well as intelligent individuals can be pretty frightening when they are backed into a corner. They wish nothing more than to live a happy, as well as calm life free from conflict, but they also won’t back down if their way of life is being challenged.
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