The term "otherkin" means other than human. And an Otherkin is a person or Persons who believe themselves to be connected in some way to an animal or Mythical Creature. This connection is sometimes described as having the "soul" of.. or a previous life connection, or a form of union with the Spirit or Archetype itself. Otherkin usually identitfy themselves as their creature types. Like Werewolf,Vampire Elf, Dragon, Unicorn, bear etc. And in some circles in connected heavily with Totemism.