What Reptile Fits Your Zodiac Sign?
The Zodiac is made up of 12 constellations, and each Zodiac sign is named after a constellation. The sun’s position on the day you were born determines your Zodiac sign, and some believe that your Zodiac sign can determine your personality! We’ve broken down the most common traits for each Zodiac sign and paired them with a species of reptile or amphibian that are a similar match! Check it out and see if you can spot any similarities between yourself and your match!
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
Aries tend to be passionate, bold, and impulsive. People tend to associate this sign with being fiery, aggressive, and quick to anger. They are daring and not afraid to “strike”! This sign tends to be independent; they fend for themselves and are not known for asking for a helping hand.
If you are an Aries, your animal is an emerald tree boa. The emerald tree boa is a beautiful, bold ambush predator that spends their day perfectly coiled around branches. Get too close, and you might be at the receiving end of this boa’s impressive strike range and large teeth! Beauty, sass, and independence make the Aries and the Emerald tree boa a likely match!
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
Taurus are known for being laid back, warm, and down to earth. They are dependable and hardworking. Friends of Taurus know that they can count on them to be a stable, loving friend that will always be there for them. Taurus are also known to be stubborn and resistant to change.
If you are a Taurus, your animal is a ball python. The ball python is a laid back, dependable snake. They are the definition of a sweet natured, pleasant animal that is typically easy to handle, slow moving, and reliably gentle. Ball pythons are known to have a stubborn side and can go off of food for several months at a time, which can frustrate their keepers. Easy going, dependable, and stubbornness makes the Taurus and the ball python a match!
Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
Gemini are highly curious, inquisitive, and intelligent. They have a drive and eagerness to learn about everything they can. Gemini are playful, spontaneous, and excitable. This sign is represented by “twins” and are also known for being “two-faced” and having split personalities.
If you are a Gemini, your animal is a tegu. The tegu is an extremely intelligent, curious animal that loves to investigate and explore their surroundings. Tegus are known for successfully being able to solve puzzles and even play with toys! Some tegus go through a puberty phase known as “gu-berty” where they can be feisty and test the wits of their keepers. Typically, this is a short phase that they grow out of, however unsuspecting first time tegu owners can be put off by the sudden change in their tegu’s personality. Intelligent, fun-loving, and maybe a bit moody, makes the Gemini a good match for a tegu.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
Cancers are known for being sensitive and emotional. You may have to work a bit harder to earn the trust of a cancer, but once you do, they are sweet, nurturing friends. Cancers are known to have a hard shell to crack before you are able to see their soft side.
If you are a Cancer, your animal match is a blue tongue skink. Blue tongue skinks are highly sensitive animals that try to seem intimidating by hissing, puffing up their bodies, and sticking out their bright blue tongues. Although they put on quite the display when threatened, they are completely harmless. Blue tongue skinks may hiss and run at first, but once you earn their trust, they are sweet animals that are tolerant of handling! Sensitive, sweet, and perhaps uneasy at first, the blue tongue skink is a likely match for a Cancer!
Leo (July 23 - August 22)
Leos are proud, loyal, and confident! They love being in the spotlight and having attention on themselves, so much so that they can be thought of as being self-absorbed. They are enthusiastic and have a very “light up a room” type of personality. Leos are fiercely loyal to those around them.
If you are a Leo, your reptile match is a bearded dragon. Bearded dragons are confident, bold, and animated. They make wonderful pets due to their interactive nature and tolerance of handling. They are also known to interact with their reflection in the glass of their enclosure, as they perceive it as another dragon. They will puff up their beard and it will become very dark in color, and they bob their head or wave their hand to intimidate the “intruder” - they’d like all of the space, food, and attention to themselves, please! Confident, animated, and proud, the bearded dragon is a match for Leo!
Virgo (August 23 - September 22)
Virgos are known for being logical, analytical, and meticulous. They have a reputation for being perfectionists due to their clean and organized nature. They are also known for being quite judgmental, reserved, and critical.
If you are a Virgo, your match is a red eyed tree frog. Red eyed tree frogs are particular to care for due to their requirement for a clean space. They appreciate a meticulously maintained environment with optimal humidity levels. They are a rather reserved species that doesn’t appreciate being handled. Meticulous, reserved, and clean, the red eyed tree frog makes a good match for a Virgo!
Libra (September 23 - October 22)
Libras are balanced, charming, and peaceful. They are a highly social sign that tends to surround themselves with many friends and does everything possible to avoid conflict! Libras are known for thriving around others and can be known to dive into relationships and become codependent.
If you are a libra, your reptile match is the garter snake! Garter snakes are not only known for being one of the few reptiles that exhibit social behavior, but they have even been observed to have specific “friends” and even “cliques” that they spend most of their time with! Garter snakes were observed to choose to be in groups rather than solitary, and even exhibited more reserved and shy behavior when removed from a group setting where they were observed to be outgoing and bold. Social, diplomatic, and peaceful, the garter snake makes a perfect match for the Libra!
Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)
Scorpios are intense, mysterious, and cunning. They have an all-or-nothing personality and are known for conquering whatever they set their minds to. Scorpios are known for being elusive and having intense emotions. They are typically strong, powerful, and complex individuals.
If you are a Scorpio, your reptile match is a king snake. King snakes are an extremely bold, fearless snake known for being able to overpower and consume venomous snakes. The name “king snake” is aptly given, since king snakes are known to be resistant to the venom of snakes within the same regions, meaning they can take down even a venomous snake as a meal. Intense, cunning, and powerful, the king snake is a match for Scorpio!
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)
Sagittarius craves adventure! They are spontaneous, restless, and have a hunger for exploration. They do not like to be tied down, and are always seeking new experiences.
If you are a Sagittarius, your reptile match is an ackie monitor! Ackies are highly active, curious animals that are always moving and exploring. They are inquisitive and intelligent; known for solving food puzzles and being master hunters. Ackie monitors require lots of room to explore, and lots of room to dig. As a monitor, they can get bored quite easily and do not do well with limited enrichment opportunities. Adventurous, restless, and inquisitive, the Sagittarius and the Ackie monitor are a likely match!
Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)
Capricorns are disciplined, ambitious, and hard-working. They are determined to rise to the top and are known for being fierce social climbers. They can have a quick temper for those that get in the way of their goals and can be reserved with strangers. Capricorns tend to have small circles of friends that understand them and may take a while to open up.
If you are a Capricorn, your reptile match is a tokay gecko. Tokay geckos are known for their feisty personalities, and fiercely guard their territory year-round. Despite their generally solitary nature, tokay geckos have been observed “raising” and protecting their young, and their offspring mirroring behaviors of their parents. Due to their high-strung personality, tokay geckos generally are not good candidates for handling, though some keepers report success over time working diligently to gain the trust of their tokay. Reserved, hard-working, and spirited, the tokay gecko is a match for Capricorn!
Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)
Aquarius are independent, quirky, and intellectual. They are hungry for knowledge, stand up for what they believe in, and tend to be very passionate about their point of view. Aquarius are highly creative people, both in self-expression and ideology. They are known for being stuck in their ways and tend to be outspoken and unwavering in their beliefs.
If you are an Aquarius, your reptile match is a chameleon. Chameleons are bold, both in appearance and personality. They are an independent species, generally reserved, and peaceful, but when confronted they can change colors within a few seconds to intimidate potential challengers. Chameleons have quite particular care and need their specific requirements to be met to truly thrive. Independent, quirky, and assertive, the chameleon is the match for Aquarius!
Pisces (February 19 - March 20)
Pisces are known for being sensitive, empathetic, and intuitive. They are described as being “old souls” that seem to possess wisdom and knowledge far beyond their time. Pisces make excellent friends, as they have a gentle nature and tend to put the needs of others before themselves.
If you are a Pisces, your reptile match is a Sulcata tortoise. The Sulcata tortoise is known for being a social, friendly tortoise that can recognize their owners. They become trusting of their people over time, and really come out of their shell (pun intended) and display their unique personality. They are gentle and forgiving animals that are known to be friendly with children. The Sulcata tortoise can truly become an “old soul” with some living over 100 years! Wise, gentle, and friendly, the Sulcata tortoise is a match for Pisces.
So, Which Reptile Fits Your Zodiac Sign Best?
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