Positions and Attitudes

For generic quadruped...
(hey, you make a 4x4 lion and bear look different!)

  o
  >\_
  -'\
 rampant

  o
  >\_
   /\
 salient

 O____,
 -^| |
passant

 O___,
 /| |
stantant

  O
  |),
sejeant

  O
 >|),
sejeant erect

  O
 _|_
sejeant affronty

  O
 _|AAA,
couchant
 

 _0zzz,
dormant

Fish...
note that dolphins are drawn slightly different - they always have a body shaped like an "S"

 O
 |
 ^
haurient

 V
 |
 O
urinant

 O--<
naiant

 O
  )
 ^
embowed

Snakes...

 >"
  )
 (_,
erect

 >"
  )
 (=)
coiled erect

 >"~~~~~
glissant

 >"_/\_
ondoyant

 >"/X\_
   \_/
nowed (sort of)

Birds...

   . .
\\  v  //
 >}>O<{<
//  |  \\
   / \
 ""   ""
displayed

  \o/
  /B\
displayed

 <O
  ()/
  "
close

  \/
 v()<
  //
striking
 . .
  V
 (H)
 ;^;
affronty

 \|/
 \v/
 (I)
 " "
peacock in his pride

 <"
  HH<
  ||
 _||
statant

 <"
  HH<
 _||
 O |
crane in it's vigilence

  {
 <+o<
  {
volant

Attitudes...

   o o
 _/< >\_
 /'- -'\
combatant

  o     o
  >\_ _/<
  -'\ /'-
 addorsed

   o o
 _/< >\_
 /\   /\
respectant
 

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by Mara Kaminowitz