Anthropomorphic Aliens and Creatures

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AlienSyfy
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Anthropomorphic Aliens and Creatures

Postby AlienSyfy » Mon Jul 20, 2015 4:59 am

I don't think I'm the first artist to use Anthropomorphism as a tool, for Alien Species in Sci-Fi, right? wotf017

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Re: Anthropomorphic Aliens and Creatures

Postby DinaHaines » Sat May 27, 2017 3:11 am

A new paper in the journal Biodiversity Conservation suggests that anthropomorphism -- the attribution of human characteristics to anything other than a human being -- could become a powerful tool in promoting public support for animal conservation. Specifically, the researchers see potential for helping less popular species.

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Re: Anthropomorphic Aliens and Creatures

Postby J'nae Rae » Sat May 27, 2017 3:22 pm

Pride of Chanur ring any bells for you?
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Re: Anthropomorphic Aliens and Creatures

Postby Jeremyteg » Sun May 28, 2017 11:54 am

Anthropomorphization is pretty common, actually. The already-mentioned Chanur, the Kzinti from the Known Space books, the Gorn from Star Trek, and so on. Here's an article to check out: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/M ... pomorphism

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