Tags used - animal vs mythological creature
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A-Z of Animals
She's done the A's and B's so there's no cats (10,114) or dogs (8921) counts yet.
Extending the investigation:
mythological creatures - number of tags - most tagged book
Dragons - 8776 - most tagged book is Eragon by Christopher Paolini (302)
(However Anne McCaffrey has many books in the top 10)
Threadjack :-) and tongue in cheek questions:
-Are LT members as keen to tag the fantastic as well as the commonplace? I find it interesting that dragons is up there with Cats and Dogs.
-Do fantasy readers tag more than readers of other genres?
- What emotional resonance is required for an animal to make it 'tag-worthy'?
If a book is about the creature, it will usually get tagged that way: Bats: Biology, Behavior and Folklore gets tagged bats. Otherwise, just the interesting creatures get tagged; cats won't get tagged unless they're the narrator or the like, raccoons or bats are likely to get tagged if they're more than background setting, and chimpanzees will almost certainly get tagged. Part of it is the dragon thing; chimpanzees in fiction offer a variety of views of humanity's closest living relative, whereas dogs and cats are more stereotyped and mundane.