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1st May '17 10:41:15 PM darkemyst
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** This goes for the Batfamily as well: the various [[ComicBook/{{Robin}} Robins]], [[ComicBook/{{Batwoman}} Batwomen]], and ComicBook/{{Batgirl}}s. Oddly averted in the case of ComicBook/{{Nightwing}} who has a vague bird-like motif but nothing specific.

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** This goes for the Batfamily as well: the various [[ComicBook/{{Robin}} Robins]], Ro]][[Comicbook/RobinSeries bi]][[ComicBook/RobinSonOfBatman ns]], [[ComicBook/{{Batwoman}} Batwomen]], and ComicBook/{{Batgirl}}s.[[ComicBook/{{Batgirl}} Ba]][[Batgirl2000 tg]][[Batgirl2009 ir]][[Batgirl2011 ls]]. Oddly averted in the case of ComicBook/{{Nightwing}} who has a vague bird-like motif but nothing specific.
15th Apr '17 4:43:54 PM sgamer82
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* The ''Literature/LegionOfNothing'' has Larry, a wearer of PoweredArmor, aka aka the Rhino (because he's tough and flightless), who goes undercover as the Frog (green and bouncy!).

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* The ''Literature/LegionOfNothing'' has Larry, a wearer of PoweredArmor, aka aka the Rhino (because because he's tough and flightless), flightless, who goes undercover as the Frog (green Frog, who's green and bouncy!).bouncy!.
* ''Podcast/RedPandaAdventures:'' The Red Panda and the Flying Squirrel are normal humans who fight crime with the aid of gadgets and powerful hypnosis powers in the Panda's case. The powered supervillains often follow similar theme naming, such as the {{Super Speed}}y Jack Rabbit and the Mad Monkey. When the heroes face the Electric Eel, the Flying Squirrel asks if he has eel powers to go along with his ShockAndAwe.
5th Apr '17 11:13:29 AM StFan
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* Spanish hero ''Series/AguilaRoja'' means "Red Eagle", the show is meant to be an SpiritualSuccessor of classic masked heroes like {{Zorro}} and RobinHood.

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* Spanish hero ''Series/AguilaRoja'' means "Red Eagle", the show is meant to be an SpiritualSuccessor of classic masked heroes like {{Zorro}} Franchise/{{Zorro}} and RobinHood.Myth/RobinHood.



* One ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'' adventure features a RobinHood-style masked vigilante called the Red Raven.

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* One ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'' adventure features a RobinHood-style Myth/RobinHood-style masked vigilante called the Red Raven.



* Many superhero and supervillain characters in the VideoGame/{{F-Zero}} series have AnimalMotifs going for them, such as Captain Falcon, Blood Falcon, and Beastman.
** Captain Falcon returned in the ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' series as well.

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* Many superhero and supervillain characters in the VideoGame/{{F-Zero}} ''VideoGame/FZero'' series have AnimalMotifs going for them, such as Captain Falcon, Blood Falcon, and Beastman.
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Beastman. Captain Falcon returned in the ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' series as well.



* The LegionOfNothing has Larry, a wearer of PoweredArmour, aka aka the Rhino (because he's tough and flightless), who goes undercover as the Frog (green and bouncy!).

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* The LegionOfNothing ''Literature/LegionOfNothing'' has Larry, a wearer of PoweredArmour, PoweredArmor, aka aka the Rhino (because he's tough and flightless), who goes undercover as the Frog (green and bouncy!).



* The second Turtle Titan in ''[[TMNT2003 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]'' (2003) adopted the turtle motif from the original T.T.--Michelangelo.

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* The second Turtle Titan in ''[[TMNT2003 Teenage ''WesternAnimation/{{Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]'' Turtles|2003}}'' (2003) adopted the turtle motif from the original T.T.--Michelangelo. -- Michelangelo.



* {{Parodied}} in ''WesternAnimation/FairlyOddParents'' with Cat Man, a wanna-be superhero [[AdamWesting portrayed by Adam West]].
* ''WesternAnimation/MummiesAlive'': the armours allude to different Egyptian sacred animals: Ja-Kal-falcon, Nefertine-cat, Armon-ram and Rath-snake. BigBad Scarab has a beetle, as the name implies.

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* {{Parodied}} in ''WesternAnimation/FairlyOddParents'' ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' with Cat Man, a wanna-be superhero [[AdamWesting portrayed by Adam West]].
* ''WesternAnimation/MummiesAlive'': the armours armors allude to different Egyptian sacred animals: Ja-Kal-falcon, Nefertine-cat, Armon-ram and Rath-snake. BigBad Scarab has a beetle, as the name implies.



* Also from the ComicBook/XMen comes the various characters that have been called Phoenix and Thunderbird. Thunderbird was a Native American mutant named after the mythological bird, while the Phoenix is a cosmic force of nature... that channels the appearance of a different mythological bird for some reason (according to ''ComicBook/Excalibur'', it had something to do with an ancient sorcerer who contacted it, recognised the similarities with the bird of legend and thought of it as such. The Phoenix decided that she rather liked this idea, and so became the cosmic firebird that the universe fears/reveres.

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* Also from the ComicBook/XMen comes the various characters that have been called Phoenix and Thunderbird. Thunderbird was a Native American mutant named after the mythological bird, while the Phoenix is a cosmic force of nature... that channels the appearance of a different mythological bird for some reason (according to ''ComicBook/Excalibur'', it had something to do with an ancient sorcerer who contacted it, recognised recognized the similarities with the bird of legend and thought of it as such. The Phoenix decided that she rather liked this idea, and so became the cosmic firebird that the universe fears/reveres.



* VideoGame/{{F-Zero}} has a racer that calls himself Phoenix and comes equipped with wings on his racer.

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* VideoGame/{{F-Zero}} ''VideoGame/FZero'' has a racer that calls himself Phoenix and comes equipped with wings on his racer.



* Thuban of the LiteratureWhateleyUniverse is apparently turning into a dragon.

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* Thuban of the LiteratureWhateleyUniverse ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'' is apparently turning into a dragon.



23rd Feb '17 4:52:00 AM Andyroid
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* Man-Bat and Killer Croc from Franchise/{{Batman}} comics invoke this type.

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* Man-Bat and Killer Croc from Franchise/{{Batman}} comics invoke has faced several villains of this type.type such as Man-Bat, Killer Croc, and Orca.
16th Feb '17 3:27:29 PM DragonRanger
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** ''Series/UchuSentaiKyuranger''. Officially, the team's theme is constellations, but all but one or two have animal constellations. A number of the Kyurangers are even animal-men or otherwise have relevant traits naturally, ''before'' they become Kyurangers.
7th Feb '17 8:24:48 AM FuzzyBoots
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* Animan of ''Literature/OtherPeoplesHeroes'' is a Type 4, able to transform himself into various animal forms using totems carved for him by a shaman. At one point or another, he's portrayed just about every animal-powered superhero or supervillain.
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7th Jan '17 7:16:24 PM Luppercus
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* Spanish hero ''Series/AguilaRoja'' means "Red Eagle", the show was meant to be an SpiritualSuccessor of classic masked heroes like {{Zorro}} and RobinHood.
* Mexican TV hero ''El Pantera'' (The Panther), similarly was supposed to be an SpiritualSuccessor of Mexican wrestlers' cinema like ''ElSanto''.

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* Spanish hero ''Series/AguilaRoja'' means "Red Eagle", the show was is meant to be an SpiritualSuccessor of classic masked heroes like {{Zorro}} and RobinHood.
* Mexican TV hero ''El Pantera'' (The Panther), similarly was is supposed to be an SpiritualSuccessor of Mexican wrestlers' cinema like ''ElSanto''.
7th Jan '17 7:14:58 PM Luppercus
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* ''Series/ElChapulinColorado'', in Spanish means "the Red Grasshopper" and some of his powers seem insect-related. His vinyl antennae can detect enemies a lot like Spider-Man's spider-sense, he can also turn grasshopper-size thanks to his "chiquitolina pills" and he also has the "Chicharra Paralizadora" (paralyzing hornet) that may be an allusion of the cricket's sound.


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* Spanish hero ''Series/AguilaRoja'' means "Red Eagle", the show was meant to be an SpiritualSuccessor of classic masked heroes like {{Zorro}} and RobinHood.
* Mexican TV hero ''El Pantera'' (The Panther), similarly was supposed to be an SpiritualSuccessor of Mexican wrestlers' cinema like ''ElSanto''.


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* ''WesternAnimation/MummiesAlive'': the armours allude to different Egyptian sacred animals: Ja-Kal-falcon, Nefertine-cat, Armon-ram and Rath-snake. BigBad Scarab has a beetle, as the name implies.
27th Nov '16 7:47:46 AM StFan
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27th Nov '16 7:19:29 AM StFan
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