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American Sign Language:  "animal"

The sign for animal is similar to the sign "HAVE" (as far as handshape, location and palm orientation), but he sign ANIMAL has a "different movement." 

The fingertips touch the chest.  The fingers stay straight.  The hands pivot inward toward each other twice.
Memory aid:  Think of the breathing of an animal.


See animation: ANIMAL

For various animal signs, see: ANIMALS

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