Quick Decode: Hidden danger; firm grip; patience


Popular Expressions: Be eaten alive; Jaws of hell


Possible Meanings:

Alligators and crocodiles are amphibious, which may suggest that you’d like to have a foot in two worlds. Are you the type of person who likes to hunt with the hounds and run with the foxes? The alligator or crocodile may also symbolize adaptability. Are you a flexible person, or would you like to be more flexible? Perhaps someone around you is flexible and it threatens your need for stability. If you’re under attack or about to be attacked by a crocodile, ask yourself if someone in your life is trying to ambush you. Or perhaps the alligator or crocodile is a symbol of patience – these reptiles give the impression that they have all the time in the world.