In Elenchus terms, there are 6 'animal' traits; but most individuals have a preferred style. (They may also act differently at work, to the way they are at home.) If someone is in a 'rhino mode' they are probably charging around and not really considering the thoughts and feelings of other people. We sometimes say that he or she is being a 'real monkey' when they're very excited, talking animatedly and provoking other people into action.

 

Click on each image below to see the character traits.

 

 

It is often easier to spot these qualities or traits in other people - identifying ourselves can be much more difficult.