Forget the world resting on the back of a turtle. For the Aztecs, the foundation of the Earth was a large crocodile.
In fact his name was their word for any old croc, but you can tell Cipactli was something special by his size and what he’s carrying. He’s also infamous for gobbling up one of Tezcatlipoca’s feet.
Cipactli Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation
Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 1298
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Article last revised on August 09, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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