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Meet Libra's Spirit Animal and What It Means

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As the seventh sign of the modern zodiac, Libra comes after Virgo. Air rules the signs of Libra, Gemini and Aquarius. As a representative of one of the six positive signs of the zodiac, Venus is the ruler of that sign. Libra is represented by scales, the only inanimate sign. With the exception of Gemini, Virgo, and Libra, each of the zodiac signs is represented by an animal. The signs of Libra have their own special meaning, which we'll get to later.

In addition to the actual sign, there are several spirit animals commonly associated with the Libra sign. So let's scroll through this article by exploring the meaning of spirit animals associated with those born under the Western zodiac sign Libra.

Libra, Libra and Common Western Zodiac Spirit Animals

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Libra birthday: September 23-October 22

The sign of Libra is the scales of justice, and when used correctly, it balances harmony. The normal range for Libra births is September 23 to October 22. Libras are good at cooperation and value harmony in interpersonal relationships and fairness in everything. Thus, Libra's Libra sign conveys the sign's commitment to fairness and equality.

In the sections that follow, we'll take a closer look at Libra's strengths and weaknesses, as well as traits shared by some of the spirit animals associated with this sign. Let's start by looking at the top three animals associated with Libra in Western society.

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Sun-Libras tend to be loving and charming, like rabbits. They prefer not to be alone and are very giving to those who will give you all they have. They are uncomfortable in unnatural or chaotic surroundings. Like rabbits, they jump out of there as soon as they spot something negative. It's not about being afraid; rather, it's about prioritizing what's really important in life. Libras are peacemakers, and they strive to be honest and dependable in all their relationships. Charming, practical, calm, tolerant, they know how to behave in social situations.

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The gray wolf, like the Libra, is a very beautiful and impressive animal. The gray wolf is a spirit animal that represents Libra's patience and acceptance of life's challenges. This apex predator represents vigilance, leadership, intelligence, family loyalty, empathy, self-confidence, instinct, courage and a desire for independence. If you're having trouble in your personal or professional life, the Libra spirit animal wants you to howl and speak your mind. In some ways, letting go of a burden can be very relaxing if done in a healthy way.


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The elegant crane represents the gentle and peaceful side of Libra. It stands for equality as these birds use their voices to compose songs to bring about world peace. Libras, like cranes, are always looking for stability. Crane Spirit is filled with positive connotations such as keen wisdom, good luck, happiness, motherly love, successful partnership, honesty and balance. This Libra spirit animal is the oldest surviving bird on Earth, making it a living fossil with plenty of time to develop its unique energy signature.

Positive Libra Traits

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Libras are charismatic, optimistic, overthinking, egotistical and fickle.

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The Libra personality is warm and hospitable. Just as Libra's symbolic scales seek to maintain balance in all things, so many Libra natives strive to make the world a more peaceful and just place. They are ready to do so with a wealth of charm, knowledge, honesty, persuasion, and connection. Fairness and sociability are two of Libra's best qualities. As such, they contribute to Libra's general popularity.

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As natural mediators, Libras are skilled at navigating social situations with skill and diplomacy. They choose their words carefully in order to reach the widest possible audience. Libra's sense of fairness is unparalleled. For group events, they are particularly concerned with making sure everyone has a chance to speak and ensuring a level playing field.


The outlook for Libra is usually positive. They can always see the bright side of things. Libras consider the best-case scenario and give others the benefit of the doubt. Whenever they start a new business or acquire new knowledge, they have high expectations of themselves. Libras are the most sociable of all the zodiac signs. Libras love company and are often eager to make new friends. They need constant company and benefit greatly from being exposed to new ideas and perspectives offered by others.

Famous Libras include: Anthony Mackie, Serena Williams, Donald Glover, Dakota Johnson, and Gwen Stefani

negative libra traits


All Libras are unique, and it's their "negative" qualities that set them apart. All of Libra's flaws are necessary elements of their quest for balance. However, Libra's penchant for balance doesn't always help. They can spend hours deliberating on even the tiniest decision. As a result, they have a hard time making decisions, even on seemingly trivial things, because they want to make everyone happy.


As their zodiac signs suggest, Libras are good at bringing people together. However, they have difficulty confronting their difficulties and will put off difficult conversations as long as possible. Libra's egotistical tendencies can leave them feeling alone and confused when things don't go their way. In times of conflict, they are unable to look beyond their immediate situation and tend to focus on themselves rather than the bigger picture.


They say Libras are notoriously cunning. They provide a lot of good times, but you can't always count on them. Although they are often late to your dinner reservations, many Libras are wonderful, loyal friends. As we've established, Libras appreciate aesthetics in all forms. Libras can be the type who spend hours perfecting their looks or taking selfies. They may judge others' physical appearance and avoid socializing with those they find unattractive.

How to Be the Best Libra


Astrology can reveal your hidden talents and skills, setting the stage for introspection. It can help you find the right partner in life, career and love. Libras excel in roles such as influencers, authors, consultants, and nonprofit owners. Libras are good at multitasking, but a calm vibe and a positive vibe are essential for a Venus-ruled sign. So, be careful not to put too much pressure on yourself. Achieving a healthy work-life balance is difficult, but setting reasonable goals for yourself can help you avoid burnout.

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Libra's most successful romantic partnerships include those born under the signs of Gemini, Leo, Sagittarius, and Aquarius. Cancer and Capricorn are considered by many to be the least compatible signs with Libra. Libras are known to have a penchant for romance. Libras are quick to fall in love as they are drawn to the flamboyance and excitement. Although Libras love to flirt and spend time with their romantic partners, they place a high value on long-term commitments. They are selective when it comes to finding a life partner.


Libras can achieve great success in life if they are not afraid to show their true colors. Keep investing and ignore those who cannot accept your sensitive and idealistic truth. If you're a Libra and find yourself bored, remember that you're more likely to resort to manipulative tactics. To avoid this, channel your enthusiasm into creative or philanthropic endeavors. Libra personality types struggle with self-awareness and self-criticism. Don't see these as flaws, but as areas that could benefit from extra work and growth.

If you are not aware of your own shortcomings, you may accidentally conflict with other people. To move on to the topic of conflict, it's best to approach any potential conflict with patience and maturity. If you find yourself in a situation where you need to confront someone, it's important to start the conversation with a plan and stick to it, no matter how heated things get.

Why is Libra a Libra?

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The scales represent Libra.

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Libra is the Latin word for Libra. Themis is the Greek goddess of spiritual law and custom, depicted in Greek mythology as wielding the scales of justice. This is the inspiration for the scale emblem. She was an example of the justice we see in statues and paintings today.

Lunar reports from the founding of Rome showed the Moon in Libra. Under this auspicious omen, the scales of justice are said to be properly balanced and the times of day and night are perfectly synchronized with each other. This explains why the Romans believed in this symbol so much.

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People with the zodiac sign Libra are suitable for the following additional zodiac animals. These popular zodiac systems will be covered in more detail in future posts.

Chinese astrology

According to the ancient Chinese calendar, each year of the twelve-year cycle is assigned a zodiac sign and character. There is an idea that each western zodiac has a twin in the Chinese zodiac, which is different from the animal of their birth year. The next section will briefly introduce the "twin brother" of Libra in the Chinese zodiac!

Libra's Chinese Zodiac Twin: Dog

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Dogs Are Often Considered Libra's Chinese Spirit Animal Twins

Unconditional affection, devotion, and steadfastness are the most common descriptions of the dog spirit animal. Dog will be your forever friend. In many cultures, dogs represent eternal love and loyalty. They are looking for a harmonious community life and crave constant companionship. Being inspired by dogs may inspire us to be our most selfless selves.

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When it comes to astrology, Celtic beliefs share many similarities with Western astrology. There are some differences between their calendars, so to find out that your Celtic spirit animal is a Libra, you need to know exactly where your birthday falls below!

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Libra's Celtic Zodiac Twin: The Swan (September 2-September 29)

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The swan is part of the Libra Celtic spirit animal

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If you're a Libra with a birthday that falls within the above dates, then your Celtic spirit animal is the swan! Connotations associated with this Libra spirit animal include uniqueness, originality, and purity. The swan represents following your intuition and doing the right thing. The swan symbolizes the importance of letting yourself go with the flow and follow your inner wisdom. The Swan teaches you to obey the natural flow of things and make all decisions with grace and ease.

Libra's Celtic Zodiac Twin: Butterfly (September 30-October 27)

Butterflies are part of Libra's Celtic spirit animal

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If you're a Libra with a birthday on the above dates, then your Celtic spirit animal is the butterfly! This totem animal represents freedom from heavy stress and thus a feeling of weightlessness. Those who connect with this powerful creature are encouraged to live their lives with happiness and fulfillment. Colorful butterfly wings symbolize vitality and light. Many cultures around the world use butterflies as totem animals to represent the process of self-improvement and growth. If butterflies somehow represent you as a totem or spirit animal, then you should focus on yourself or an area of your life that is in dire need of transformation.

Native American Astrology

The dates for each zodiac sign are the same in Native American and Western astrology, however, the spirit animals are different. To find your Native American spirit animal as a Libra, look below!

Native American Libra Twins: Raven

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The Raven Is the Native American Spirit Animal of Libra

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If you're a Libra, your Native American spirit animal is the raven! Ravens represent good peacekeeping skills. They thrive in harmony and are restless in conflict. Crows are social animals that seek balance in all things. In Native American mythology, ravens start out white but turn black after a sacrifice or crime. Black and white symbolize human duality and the balance usually associated with Libra.

In summary

Rabbits, gray wolves, cranes, dogs, swans, butterflies, and crows are just some of the animals that represent Libra. Note that these descriptions are fanciful abstractions of your personality based on traditional astrological beliefs and past research on different personality types.

Your spirit animal may also represent certain components of your personality or background that are unique to you. It is typical for people to dream about certain animals or encounter them by chance. However you choose to track your spirit animal, I hope you enjoy learning more about the various animals associated with your zodiac sign.


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