There are Sentient creatures of middle-earth. Sentient creatures are capable of independant thought and ally with either Sauron or the Free Peoples; many of them are able to speak one or more of the languages of Middle-Earth. Aside from the humanoid races, there are other races that can be described as sentient.
List of Sentient RacesEdit
- Great Eagles
- Giant Spiders
- Foxes [?]
Various other species of animals may have has some individuals that posessed sentience; Shadowfax for example.
The Secret Fire is also described as being part of all feä: it is that Gift which makes sentient beings capable of independent thought.