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"I sure hope you don't do anything like that to me."
"Don't be afraid. Can't do human...yet."
― John "Johnny" Rico and Carl Jenkins (Starship Troopers)

The power to read the minds of and communicate with animals. Sub-power of Animalia Manipulation. Variation of Telepathy. Not to be confused with Animal Empathy.

Also Called

  • Anima (The Lorien Legacies)
  • Animalistic/Zoological Telepathy
  • Taming Beasts (Star Wars)
  • Zoopathy


The user can telepathically read the minds of animals and communicate with them, they are also able to control the minds of animals to do their bidding.




  • May be limited to animals of higher intelligence; lesser fauna are out of the question. And to begin with, animal cognitive qualities are not as "coherent" as a sapient person's.
  • May be limited to certain types of animals.

Known Users

  • Humans (Animal Land)
  • Ma-Ti (Captain Planet and the Planeteers)
  • Dar (Beastmaster)
  • Martians (DC Comics)
  • Aquaman (DC Comics); only oceanic and sea animals
  • Animal Man (DC Comics)
  • Maxine Baker (DC Comics)
  • Mera (DC Comics); limited telepathy with oceanic and sea animals
  • Aqualad (DC Comics); only oceanic and sea animals
  • Granny Weatherwax (Discworld)
  • Ness (Earthbound)
  • Lucas (Earthbound)
  • Sierra Cole (The Eidolon Saga)
  • Tavros Nitram (Homestuck)
  • Number Four/John Smith (Lorien Legacies)
  • Number Nine (Lorien Legacies)
  • Jean Grey (Marvel Comics)
  • Rachel Summers (Marvel Comics)
  • Psylocke (Marvel Comics)
  • Ahura Boltagon (Marvel Comics)
  • Lin Li/Nature Girl (Marvel Comics)
  • Angel (Maximum Ride); only sea life and humans
  • Kelly Bailey (Misfits)
  • Rokuna Hiragi (Mon Colle Knights)
  • Fluttershy (My Little Pony Series)
  • Juugo (Naruto)
  • Apis (One Piece)
  • Yellow (Pokémon Adventures)
  • She-Ra (Princess of Power)
  • Yō Kasukabe (Problem Children Are Coming From Another World, Aren't They?)
  • Sara (Race To Witch Mountain)
  • Hannah Brandon (Shadow Falls)
  • Derek Lakes (Shadow Falls)
  • Mermista (She-Ra: Princess of Power); limited to Aquatic Life
  • Kusuo Saiki (Saiki Kusuo no Psi-nan)
  • Zoo Lou (Skylanders)
  • Tessa (Star Darlings)
  • Merem Solomon (TYPE-MOON)
  • Rosa Torez (WildStorm Comics/Wild Girl)
  • Roxy (Winx Club)
  • Skitter/Weaver (Worm); only anthropods
  • Zack Greenburg (The Zack Files); one off only dogs in moving vehicles
  • Jackson Oz (Zoo)

Known Objects