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How to Make Animals With Keyboard Symbols

Updated March 23, 2017

People use emoticons, such as a smiley face, to help express a feeling during communication with e-mail or instant messaging. It is created by combining certain letters and symbols found on the keyboard. Animals may also be created by combining certain keyboard letters and symbols. Some animals may also have more than one variation with keyboard symbols, such as the fish, cat, rabbit, and owl.

Create a fish by typing "<><" or "<" on one line.

Create a cat by typing "=^.^=" or use three lines, entering "//\" in the first line, "(='.'=)" in the second line, and "(,,,,__)~" in the third line.

Create a bunny using three lines of text. Enter "(_/)" in line one, "(0.0)" in line two, and "(><)" in line three or "(V)" in line one, "(. .)" in line two, and "c(")(")" in line three.

Create an owl using three or four lines of text. Enter "{0,0}" in line one, "|))" in line two, and "-"-"-" in line three or ",," in line one, "(6v6)" in line two, "(^(_\" in line three, and "" " \" in line four.

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Wendy Lau entered the communication field in 2001. She works as a freelance writer and prior to that was a PR executive responsible for health care clients' written materials. Her writing experience include technical articles, corporate materials, online articles, blogs, byline articles, travel itineraries and business profile listings. She holds a Bachelor of Science in corporate communications from Ithaca College.