Giving human characteristics to animals is a perception referred to as “anthropomorphism.” This is the process of giving attribution of human traits, emotions, and intentions to non-human entities and is considered to be an innate tendency of man’s human psychology.
There’s been a lot written about zoos and other captivity-oriented facilities in the U.S. over recent years. This past June, shockwaves were heard far and wide when Harambe, the Cincinnati Zoo’s 450-pound gorilla was shot and killed after a 3-year old boy fell into his habitat enclosure. Elsewhere, Sea World will no longer breed orca whales due to human deaths resulting at their water parks, while the National Aquarium decided to retire its dolphins to a seaside sanctuary.
What if you could shape shift or become a Game of Throne's warg at will? Imagine the animals you could be and the experiences you'd come to know. We want you to tell us who your favorite warg or skinchanger on the HBO hit is and what animal you'd be, if any, if you had the gift of warging.
Game of Thrones fans: Have you ever wondered whether dire wolves were real or merely a figment of author George R.R. Martin's imagination? Well, according to the blog Scientific American, they were. Find out when they lived, how big they really got, what they ate and what their social structure was right here.