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Do therians believe they're genetically part animal?

As you'll likely have gathered by now if you've read through the previous few questions, there's very little consensus as to the exact nature or origin of therianthropy.

A few people have proposed some kind of biological basis for it, but no one I've seen has yet come up with anything remotely resembling actual scientific evidence for this, so I'm inclined to attribute this idea more to a desire to rationalize therianthropy and make it sound less subjective than it truly is. As with physical shifting, this falls into the area of "show me!" for me.

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