Survival-based needs. Feeling of lack, and motivation to feed on someone or something else. Someone or something treacherous, that wants to feed on, kill, or exploit; criminals; unscrupulous or corrupt corporations, governments, or business people; financial scams, threats, entrapments; diseases and accidents, debt. Drug and alcohol abuse. Laziness. Neglect. Those who instigate war; territorial takeovers. Child abductors and molesters. For dolphins, sharks and human fishing nets, and "captivity" by humans are predators. "Control rather than cooperation"; a "take all now" attitude. Short-sightedness leading to personal or environmental exploitation. Our "dark" side, our unresolved, unconscious shadow issues.

The above text is an abridged version taken from The Guide to the Dolphin Divination Cards by Nancy Clemens