CROCODILE

CROCODILE

Above is pictured the great Nile Crocodile, which can grow to a maximum of 20 feet long and often lives in close proximity to people in rivers, freshwater marshes, and mangrove swamps. Their average life-span is 70-100 years and these ancient creatures have been around since the dinosaurs, migrating into the water at the start of the Jurassic period (200 million years ago).

“Crocodiles are gate keepers  to ancient knowledge and the power to survive.”

The American Crocodile is actually the largest of the world’s crocodiles, especially in Central and South America.  Their population is vulnerable due to illegal hunting and habitat depletion.  Often confused for its cousin, the American Alligator, this creature has a longer, thinner snout and is lighter colored with two long teeth on the lower jaw that are visible when its mouth is closed.

Call on crocodile for protection from manipulation, understanding deceit, revenge through patience, initiation, and even understanding weather

Something special about Crocodiles is that they nurture their eggs and even help their babies hatch by rolling their eggs around in their mouths.  It is not surprising, then, that crocodile medicine includes:

“maternal protection, primal energies, and connection to mother earth”

 

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