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Magoo's Tattoo Parlor
(701) 775-7987
2010 20th St Ne
Grand Forks, ND
 
Li'l Rico's Art Studio & Tatts
(701) 738-2777
205 N Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Lil Rico'S Tattoos
(701) 213-5862
1215 2nd Ave. N.
Grand Forks, ND
 
Li'L Rico'S Art Studio & Tatts
(701) 738-2777
205 N Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Darkside Tattoo & Piercing
(218) 773-0144
1626 Central Ave
East Grand Forks, MN

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Magoo's Tattoo Parlor
(701) 775-7987
2010 20Th St Ne
Grand Forks, ND
 
Jag Tattoos
(701) 775-8990
1503 11th Ave N
Grand Forks, ND
 
Magoo'S Tattoos & Body Piercings
(701) 775-7987
2008 20th St Ne
Grand Forks, ND
 
Branded Man Tattoo Co
(218) 469-0429
205 N Washington
Grand Forks, ND
 
Below Radar
(701) 365-8000
639 1st Ave N
Fargo, ND
 
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Crocodile tattoos

Crocodile tattoosCrocodile Tattoo Designs - 'Evolution's greatest survivor' - that's author Lynne Kelly's ode to the crocodile. In the West, both alligator and crocodile are symbols of destructive voracity, and agents of divine retribution.

For many of us, our introduction to the crocodile comes in the story of Peter Pan (1904), in which the villain, Captain Hook, has lost a hand to a croc, and later loses his very life. Both are seen as hypocritical murderers. But to be consumed by such a powerful beast rings of human sacrifice in which the victim believes he's died an exalted death.

Alligators and crocodiles are both members of the 'crocodilian' family, one of the few species on earth that don't hesitate to treat humans as food. That puts them at the top of the food chain, challenging human supremacy.

Alligators and crocodiles are powerful symbols of stealth, patience, and 'hidden danger'. Their protruding, retractable eyes are like binoculars, resting just above the water's surface, while the bulk of the reptile remains invisible under water. When they strike, they're extremely accurate and efficient, as if they possess an underwater radar. With an excellent sense of sound, and with sensory organs all over their bodies, they can extrapolate the vibrations of its prey into a deadly attack plan. As an opportunistic ambush predator, the crocodile will remain submerged anywhere from thirty minutes up to two hours.

Psychologists find crocodilians an obvious symbol of our unconscious thoughts, urges and desires. Showing up in dreams, an alligator or crocodile might signify something known on an intuitive level, something not yet risen into consciousness, but which threatens to strike without mercy. Jungian analysts have a name for this unconscious and unwelcome part of ourselves - the 'Shadow'.

Sporting a 'crocodilian' tattoo might suggest that there's more to you than meets the eye. But that might be interpreted more as a warning than a welcome.

A crocodilian as animal totem includes its more positive qualities - maternal love (female crocodilian will fiercely protect their nest of eggs and newborn young), swiftness, survival instinct, primal energy, and an unbridled creative force. And, yes, fury and ferocity. But best of all -- revenge through patience. The crocodile and the alligator is also the keeper and protector of ancient knowledge. If you identify closely with the alligator or crocodile, you have the potential to be wise, but you must caution against being consumed by this wisdom.

Ancient Egyptians worshipped the crocodile as lord of the water and king of the Nile. It was the symbol of the Pharaoh, not only because it was the most ferocious predator, but because people associated it with the wetlands, which were the lifeblood of the country. Legend tells of Menes, the first king of Egypt, being rescued by a crocodile when he fell into a swamp. Ferried to safety, Menes built a city on the spot and called it Crocopol...

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