Frogs are worshipped for bringing nourishing rains, but blamed
for devastating floods. Turtles are admired for their wisdom and
longevity, but ridiculed for their sluggish and cowardly
behavior. Snakes are respected for their ability to heal and
restore life, but despised as symbols of evil. Lizards are
revered as beneficent guardian spirits, but feared as the Devil
In this ode to toads and snakes, newts and tuatara,... more...