Lucky Frogs/Toads, Symbols of Fertility and Regeneration, To the Egyptians, the frog was a symbol of life and fertility, since thousands of them were born after the yearly flooding of the Nile. Hekt, the Frog goddess, considered a child of Ra, could take the form of a frog. She was said to protect new-born babies, hence Frogs are symbols of fertility and birth. Midwives often called themselves the Servants of Hekt, and claimed that they were her priestesses. Women often wore Frog amulets during
Orion, Science, Mythology, Alignments, Pseudoscience
Sirius~The ancient Egyptians saw Sirius as a giver of life for it always reappeared at the time of the annual flooding of the Nile. When the star sank in the west and disappeared from the night sky, it remained hidden for 70 days before emerging in the east in the morning. This was viewed as a time of death and rebirth.
The Dingonek is a cryptid seen in the rivers and lakes of western Africa's Congolese jungles. At the Brackfontein Ridge in South Africa is a cave painting of an unknown creature that fits the description of the Dingonek, right down to its walrus-like tusks. It has been described as 12-feet in length, with a square head, a long horn, saber-like canines and a tail complete with a bony, dart-like appendage that secretes a deadly poison. This creature is also covered in a scaly, mottled epidermis