The animal kingdom is full of the beautiful, the strange, and the awe-inspiring. Most of us find that we have a connection with certain types of animals, which makes them a good tattoo choice. Whatever animal tattoo you might be thinking about getting, there are many creative ways in which your totem, spirit guide, or furry friend can be portrayed on skin. This gallery will show you a variety of different ways that animals can make amazing tattoos.
About the Guru:
Karen L. Hudson has been writing for the body art community since 1999. She is the author of Chick Ink: 40 Stories of Tattoos--and the Women Who Wear Them and Living Canvas: Your Total Guide to Tattoos, Piercings, and Body Modification. After leaving her position as About.com's body art expert in 2011, she founded Tat2Guru to continue her efforts as a safety and acceptance advocate for the body art community. Read Her Full Bio