Are humans animals?

I said "non-human animals" to someone and they were pretty much shocked, so here's a poll.

  • Yes, duh
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  • No, we're better than that
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  • Other
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  • To anyone who objects to the idea that humans are animals, ask them why medical researchers test new drugs for humans on animals.

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What Girls Said 14

  • Yes, whenever people try to differentiate it boggles my mind. We are all related somewhere down the line. We're not the same type of animal as a turtle, just like a hippo isn't the same type a frog. But we're all animals :)
    And apes! :) yay, lets embrace it. And we're great to boot :'D yay!

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  • Yeah we are. That's funny they were confused want to use that line now. 😈

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  • You can't classify a breathing organism as non animal. You just can't. The meaning of animal to modt people is dogs etc, but humans are also animals. Mammals, to be specific.

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    • You could kinda say that plants breathe and so do bacteria (they respire technically) but none are animals... I don't know playing the devils advocate

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    • @KittieCat then why you playing devils advocate?🙂

    • .. Because you said you can't have a breathing organism and have it not be an animal. And technically you can if you slightly twist some definitions. Hence playing devils advocate

  • Whoever was shocked that humans are animals needs special help. Obviously we are animals.

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  • Firstly, we belong in the Kingdom of aninmalia, so yeah. I dont see how we could be better than any other animal. Afterall we are all just beings that convert oxygen into co2 and water.

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  • Yes, we are a part of the mammalian species.

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  • Yeah we are animals.

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  • Taxonomically we are animals, we are mammals classified in the family of primates.
    Biologically we are not animals.

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  • Yes humans are animals.

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  • We're mammals so yes we're animals

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  • We are not animals... lol

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  • Ahhaha yes humans are animals

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  • We are all created in God s image and He created us separately from animals

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  • Biology proves that humans belong in the animal kingdom

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What Guys Said 9

  • The fact that were more intelligent than other species on Earth, does not hide the fact that we're as much animals as the pets we take care of...

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  • Yes. We are just very complex animals. Biological science proves this.

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  • humans are animals. i don't think we are unicellular or plant

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  • yeah in fact by definition we are animals.

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  • yes we are

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  • Of course dude.

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  • Obviously we're animals.

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  • No, we're better than that

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  • Yeah but of higher intelligence and the only species that knows we will die

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    • Doubt what? What animal knows about there own mortality? we are the only species aware of death. Dolphins are very intelligent if that's what you're referring to

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