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Do lots of red animals mean anything? [Jul. 19th, 2008|10:41 am]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
During our morning tromp through the woods today, we saw a bunch of RED animals in a row!

First a red spider, then some BRIGHT red ants I've never seen before, then a lady bug, then a red lizard, then a red shield bug, and then a ton of weird little red bugs eating a dead wasp. So many red animals!

Does anybody know of any superstitious/folklore meanings behind seeing a lot of red animals?

Also saw a big alligator, but no piggies this time. ::eyes the alligator::

From: (Anonymous)
2008-07-19 03:45 pm (UTC)
red is for power/passion/danger---since u saw so many red insects, it could be your muse trying to give you a nudge to do another painting---but red-bug themed! ;)lol
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[User Picture]From: terrellztoonz
2008-07-19 06:23 pm (UTC)
LOL, sorry Jasmine--I wasn't logged in at the time I wrote that! D'oh!
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[User Picture]From: lotusbutterfly
2008-07-19 04:01 pm (UTC)
I know that in Scotland they used to think red butterflies were manifestations of witches, but you didn't see any red butterflies....
Red has lots of meanings, blood, life, love.....
Maybe it wasn't that there were more red things than there usually are, but that you just noticed the red things more than normal...
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From: (Anonymous)
2008-07-19 05:53 pm (UTC)
red represents prosperity and luck so you might have somthing good heading your way lucky you.
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[User Picture]From: breathing_hard
2008-07-19 06:22 pm (UTC)
Aww, I hope the piggies are okay. You should take a camera sometime, I want to see all these creatures.
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2008-07-19 09:46 pm (UTC)
I'm sure they're fine, I think these gators mostly get fat off of fish!

Actually I did snap a blurry pic of the alligator today:

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[User Picture]From: breathing_hard
2008-07-19 10:06 pm (UTC)
Oh wow! He's a big guy! I saw one at a park here recently... that was pretty crazy. We don't get many of them in my area.

I imagine when I end up moving to Savannah that will be something I'll see a lot more of.
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[User Picture]From: slytherin13
2008-07-19 07:23 pm (UTC)
Did that alligator look fatter? hee hee! AW! Poor Piggies!!

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[User Picture]From: avamclean
2008-07-19 10:51 pm (UTC)
Mari was the main character of Basque mythology and was identified with red animals.
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[User Picture]From: princess_lilam
2008-07-19 11:16 pm (UTC)
Red means danger, or watch out...but it does depend on what kind of manifistations it takes on. A ladybird doesn't seem like something that can be the bringer of something dangerous...
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[User Picture]From: susanrodio
2008-07-20 01:27 am (UTC)
I very much believe in animal signs and I see a lot of them, my partner and I recently saw three possums in the space of 2 weeks and we live in the inner city so they arent seen very often at all and I believe in general signs as i think they are messages from the universe.

I think when you get signs like that it definitely is a nudge from the universe.

Red relates to the root chakra as someone else mentioned signifying passion and life, sexuality and power or empowerment. Spiders symbolise creativity but also manipulation, and also that you saw all those red bugs eating a dead wasp, that seems like it has an intense meaning to it.

There could be many meanings i would say you have to tune into your intuition to see what feels right it might relate to something that has been niggling at your emotions.
Heres a link to different animal signs and their meanings it comes from the angle of dreams but symbolism for animals whether its from dreams or waking life is similar.

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[User Picture]From: foxmagic
2008-07-20 11:56 pm (UTC)
I know there's at least one red fox in town - I've seen him a few times!

I'll bet he was watching you secretly. ;)

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[User Picture]From: rach_loves_boys
2008-07-25 11:20 pm (UTC)

thank you so so so much

Today is my birthday and I have just ordered your 'Black Winged Angel' print to turn into my new tattoo. It is the most perfect image I could have hoped for. You are an amazing talent. I love your work.
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