This is a word frequency cloud from respondents of the 2012 Furry Survey. It shows the relative frequency of words used when responding to the question “Why did you choose the animal that you did for your character?”. Common words have been stripped out, as well as the species name, both singular and plural. Other species’ names have been left in, and often describe other characters or hybridization.
Interested in the reasoning behind species selection and character creation? Check out the article here!