A rare work "Krishneeyam" by Sri Krishna Achaarya mentions in Chapter
1 Verse 43
Saturn represents Jungle birds, Mercury village birds.
Moon represents reptiles.
Venus and Jupiter 2 legged creatures where venus is water located and
Jupiter villaged located.
Mars represents flesh eating 4 legged animals.
Sun represents vegetable eating 4 legged animals.
Again if we look at the vehicles of the planets we find the following:
Sun - horse with seven heads
Moon - Deer
Mars - Ram
Mercury - Lion with elephant head !
Jupiter - Elephant
Venus - white horse
Saturn - Ox
Rahu - Lion
Ketu – Serpent
by Venus, horses by Jupiter, fish by Neptune, reptiles by Saturn,
and night creatures by Pluto