WINGS OF LIGHT​​

ANGELIC ACADEMY


Animal Symbolism

Listed below are images and keywords/phrases representing different categories of animals for Planet Earth. Click on the image of each animal, insect, reptile, bird or fish for more information and source references. 

Albatross

  • Aeromancy
  • Emotive
  • Finding Direction
  • Freedom
  • Good Fortune
  • Introspection
  • Limitlessness
  • Travel
  • Water Element
  • Weather Divination

Ant

  • Adaptable
  • Community
  • Cooperation
  • Diversity
  • Duty
  • Endurance
  • Preparedness
  • Organization
  • Unity
  • Willpower


Bear

  • Artemis and Diana
  • Bravery
  • Earth Element
  • Humor
  • Personal Truth
  • Playfulness
  • Power
  • Resting the Spirit 
  • Shamanic Healing
  • Warrior Spirit


Bee

  • Balance
  • Blessings
  • Community
  • Growth
  • Healing
  • Life
  • Patience
  • Productivity
  • Psychic Energy
  • Rebirth

Beluga Whale

  • Being Kind to Yourself
  • Self Care
  • Self Love
  • Self Respect
  • Self Focus (not on others)
  • Live and Let Live
  • Acceptance
  • Allowance
  • Peace
  • Harmony
  • Go with the Flow


Bull/Ox

  • Strength
  • Stamina
  • Virility
  • Fertility
  • Level Headed
  • Calm
  • Rage
  • Sensitive
  • Sentimental
  • Generous
  • Loyal


Buffalo

  • Abundance
  • Great Strength
  • Deep Spirituality
  • Connection to Great Spirit (God/Source)
  • Protection
  • Loyalty
  • Freedom
  • Earth-Centeredness (Groundedness)
  • Self-Sacrifice
  • Honoring Sacrifice Made by Others
  • Zero Waste


Butterfly

  • Transformation
  • Cycles
  • Growth
  • Grace
  • The Soul
  • Perspectives
  • Joy
  • Happy Relationships
  • Renewal
  • Movement
  • Clairvoyance
  • Manifestation
  • Air Element


Cat

  • Attentiveness
  • Clever
  • Curiosity
  • Dexterity
  • Independent
  • Magical
  • Mysterious
  • Playful
  • Sensitive
  • Spontaneous


Caterpillar

  • Appearances
  • Creativity
  • Cycles
  • Determination
  • Goals
  • Hope
  • Inner Beauty
  • Longevity
  • Luck
  • Metamorphosis

Cheetah

  • Adaptable
  • Awareness
  • Camouflage
  • Choices
  • Composure
  • Discernment
  • Persistence
  • Speed
  • Survival
  • Vigilance

Cicada

  • Cooperation
  • Endurance
  • Expressiveness
  • Illumination
  • Long Life
  • Love
  • Patience
  • Rebirth
  • Transformation
  • Worship

Coyote

  • Trickster
  • Reluctant Hero
  • Playfulness
  • Adjustability
  • Adaptation
  • True Seeing
  • Creativity
  • Paradox
  • Shape Shifting
  • Wisdom

Cricket/Grasshopper

  • Good Fortune
  • Conscience
  • Morals
  • Psychism
  • Focus
  • Self Expression
  • The Earth Element
  • Intuition
  • Joy
  • Communication
  • Music Therapy & Healing

Crocodile

  • Survivorship
  • Toughness
  • Armor
  • Self knowledge
  • Going with the Flow
  • Past Life Memory
  • Water Element
  • Genetic Memory
  • Spirit of Life (Water)
  • Life Lessons
  • Confidence
  • Holding On
  • Letting Go

Crow

  • Creative Force
  • Transformation
  • Alchemy
  • Quick Wittedness
  • Daring
  • Ethics
  • Honor
  • Overcoming Fear
  • Ancestral Magic
  • Mischief
  • Working with the "Shadow Self"

Deer

  • Peace
  • Compassion
  • The Heart Chakra
  • Tenderness
  • Strength
  • Innocence
  • Play
  • Joy
  • Gentleness
  • Self Defense
  • Mobility
  • Renewal
  • Regeneration
  • Inspiration



Dragonfly

  • Agility
  • Change
  • Adaptability
  • Transformation
  • Illusion
  • Dance
  • Lightheartedness

Dog

  • Adventure
  • Constancy
  • Curiosity
  • Devotion
  • Friendship
  • Loyalty
  • Protection
  • Patience
  • Vocalizing Truths
  • Unconditional Love
  • Hearing Beyond the Veil

Dolphin

  • Happiness
  • Playfulness
  • Willpower
  • Virtue
  • Humor
  • Wholeness
  • Teamwork
  • Mental Acuity
  • Courtesy

Dove

  • Spirit Communication
  • Dedication
  • Hope
  • Love
  • Peace
  • Divine Grace
  • Maternal Instinct
  • Purity
  • Prophecy
  • Gentleness
  • Forgiveness
  • Compassion

Duck

  • Adaptation
  • Curiosity
  • Fidelity
  • Grace
  • Happiness
  • Joy
  • Mysticism
  • Opportunity
  • Spirituality
  • Survival

Dugong/Manatee

  • Breathing
  • Compassion
  • Curiosity
  • Generosity
  • Peace
  • Shape Shifting
  • Spiritual Love
  • Tranquility
  • Trust
  • Water

Eagle

  • Divine Messages
  • Freedom
  • Great Spirit
  • Higher Perspective
  • Independence
  • Keen-Sight
  • Liberation
  • Power
  • Psychism
  • Vision Quests

Earthworm

  • Emotion
  • Endurance
  • Fertility
  • Grounding
  • Healing
  • Insightful
  • Resilience
  • Sensitivity
  • Solutions
  • Yin-Yang Balance

Elephant

  • Authority & Confidence
  • Awareness
  • Family Love
  • Patience
  • Pride
  • Stamina
  • Strength
  • Dreamtime & Dreamwork
  • Will & Intent
  • Environmental Protection and Guardianship

Falcon

  • Ambition
  • Control of Mind, Body & Spirit
  • Courage & Fearlessness
  • Freedom
  • Leadership
  • Solar Energy
  • Tremendous Willpower
  • Victory
  • Wisdom & Discernment


Fairy Penguin

  • Adaptation
  • Choices
  • Cooperation
  • Devotion
  • Dreams
  • Evolution
  • Faithfulness
  • Gender Roles
  • Harmony
  • Individuality


Fox

  • Cunning
  • Agility
  • Trickster
  • Clairaudience
  • Critical Thinking
  • Play
  • Strategy
  • Shamanic Healing
  • Spirit Realm Navigation
  • Observation & Awareness


Frog

  • Adaptability
  • Evolution
  • Circle of Life
  • Transcendence
  • Ascendence
  • Fertility
  • Prosperity
  • Rebirth


Giant Panda

  • Abundance
  • Prosperity
  • Pleasure
  • Carefree Spirit
  • Conservation
  • Sacred Ceremony
  • Ritual

Goat

  • Scapegoating
  • Stubbornness
  • Protection
  • Conquering Obstacles
  • Defense
  • Harmony
  • Fearlessness
  • Pleasure
  • Sensuality
  • Abundance


Goose

  • Warrior Spirit
  • Protection
  • Bravery
  • Communication
  • Fidelity
  • Parenting
  • Fertility
  • Writing
  • Inspiration
  • Creativity

Grasshopper/Cricket

  • Good Fortune
  • Conscience
  • Morals
  • Psychism
  • Focus
  • Self Expression
  • The Earth Element
  • Intuition
  • Joy
  • Communication
  • Music Therapy & Healing

Hawk

  • Clarity
  • Perspective
  • Sharp Vision
  • Prowess
  • Strength
  • Ferocity
  • Power
  • Warrior Spirit
  • Air & Earth Elements
  • Going with the Flow

Honey Eater Bird

  • Balance of Energy
  • Singing Your Song
  • Unobtrusive Healer
  • Ability to Balance Energy of Others
  • Blending into Your Surroundings
  • Zero Point
  • Humility

Horse

  • Movement
  • Nobility
  • War
  • Freedom & Service
  • Independence
  • Life and Death (White Horse/Black Horse)
  • Time & Space Travel
  • Mind, Body & Spirit
  • Trust
  • Paths to Otherworldly Realms

Hummingbird

  • Awakening
  • Fortitude
  • Freedom
  • Gratitude
  • Hope 
  • Joy
  • Memory
  • Presence
  • Responsiveness
  • Tirelessness

Humpback Whale

  • Good Fortune Through Creativity
  • Perseverance
  • Singing Your Song
  • Independence
  • Self Confidence
  • Individuality
  • Uniqueness

Jaguar

  • Agility
  • Beauty
  • Bravery, Courage & Honor
  • Independence & Individuality
  • Knowledge
  • Magic
  • Patience
  • Self-Confidence & Self-Reliance
  • Shadow Self
  • Speed & Strength

Jackal

  • Direct Movement
  • Productivity
  • Loyalty
  • Mystery
  • Ingenuity
  • Orderliness
  • The Afterlife
  • Investigation
  • Truth
  • Water & Earth Elements

Kingfisher

  • Adaptation
  • Beginnings
  • Boldness
  • Clairvoyance
  • Communication
  • Elements: Air, Water
  • Judgement
  • Peace
  • Work-Home Balance

Kookaburra

  • Positivity
  • Bright Side of Life
  • Cheerfulness
  • Family & Friends
  • Letting Go of Resentment
  • Emotional Healing
  • Emotional Support of Others
  • Teamwork
  • Fidelity in Marriage
  • Excellent Parenting Skills

Leopard

  • Awareness
  • Bravery
  • Camouflage
  • Clairaudience
  • Clairsentience
  • Cunning
  • Guardian of the Dead
  • Power 
  • Shapeshifter
  • Survival

Lion

  • Bravery 
  • Communication
  • Nobility
  • Inner Knowledge
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Power
  • Providence 
  • Truth
  • Vitality

Lizard

  • Sun
  • Stones
  • Claws
  • Desert Stillness
  • Sensitivity
  • Tread Lightly
  • Balance 
  • Lucid Dreaming
  • Clairvoyance
  • Perception
  • Regeneration
  • Renewal
  • Rebirth

Lynx

  • Alertness
  • Certainty
  • Comprehension
  • Guidance
  • Instinct
  • Patience
  • Skill
  • Spirited
  • Stealth
  • Transformation

Lyre Bird

  • Listen
  • Listening to the True Meaning of Others
  • Listening to Spirit
  • Creating a Unique Song
  • Letting the Voices of Others Mov Through You
  • Channeling
  • Keeping Your acred Spaces Clean
  • Freeing Yourself of Clutter
  • Releasing Your True Voice
  • Introversion
  • Truth

Monkey

  • Adventure
  • Compassion
  • Creativity
  • Healing
  • Humor
  • Intelligence
  • Mischief
  • Problem Solving
  • Innocence
  • Ingenuity

Otter

  • Appreciation
  • Companionship
  • Freedom
  • Humility
  • Joy
  • Playfulness
  • Receptivity
  • Relaxation
  • Sacred Feminine
  • Water & Earth Elements

Owl

  • True Seeing
  • Watchfulness
  • Discretion
  • Privacy
  • Knowledge & Learning
  • Ancient Wisdom
  • Power of Silence
  • Attention to Details
  • Seeing the Big Picture

Parrot

  • Communication
  • Compassion
  • Forgiveness
  • Growth
  • Intelligence
  • Mimicry
  • Sound
  • Voice
  • Words

Pig

  • Abundance
  • Fertility
  • Forward Movement
  • Forward Thinking
  • Sincerity
  • Determination
  • Agriculture
  • Greed
  • Materialism

Peacock

  • Compassion
  • Earthly Phoenix
  • Eyes
  • Fortitude
  • Good Fortune
  • Materialism
  • Pride
  • Psychic Sense
  • Resurrection
  • Supportiveness

Pegasus

  • Bravery
  • Charisma
  • Clear-Mindedness
  • Focus
  • Inspiration
  • Leadership
  • Magic
  • Movement
  • Stability
  • Transience
  • Transitions

Phoenix

  • Endurance
  • Inventiveness
  • Magic
  • Permanence
  • Rebirth
  • Reincarnation
  • Renewal
  • Safety
  • The Soul
  • Transformation

Praying Mantis

  • Awareness
  • Boldness
  • Camouflage
  • Clairsentience
  • Clairvoyance
  • Cunning
  • Disguise
  • Mysticism
  • Prophecy
  • Survival

Puma

  • Adaptability
  • Balance
  • Bravery
  • Diligence
  • Intuition
  • Leadership
  • Passion
  • Psychic Skills 
  • Self-Trust
  • Strength

Rabbit

  • Fertility
  • Abundance
  • Stillness
  • Unpredictability
  • Divination, Signs & Omens
  • Survival Instincts
  • Psychic Senses
  • Shapeshifting
  • Speedy Action
  • Wit

Racoon

  • Cleverness
  • Courage
  • Dexterity
  • Disguise
  • Inquisitiveness
  • Mystery
  • Nimbleness
  • Resourcefulness
  • Secrecy
  • Stealth

Ram/Sheep

  • Compassion
  • Peace
  • Purity
  • Sure-Footed
  • Creative
  • Infinity
  • Circle of Life
  • Pushing Past Barriers
  • Big Dreams and Goals
  • Courage
  • Safety in Numbers

Red Kangaroo

  • Adaptation
  • Ambition
  • Energetic
  • Generosity
  • Humor
  • Independence
  • Leadership
  • Nurturing
  • Protector
  • Strength

Rhinoceros

  • Achievement
  • Agility
  • Ancient Wisdom
  • Assurance
  • Comfort
  • Confidence
  • Dominance
  • Earth Element
  • Explosive Power
  • Freedom
  • Gratitude
  • Grounding
  • Heightened Senses]
  • Instinct
  • Judgement
  • Knowledge
  • Longevity
  • Paradox
  • Peace
  • Power
  • Protection
  • Self Assurance
  • Sensory Perception 
  • Solidity
  • Solitary Path
  • Solitude
  • Stability
  • Stamina
  • Steadiness
  • Substance
  • Sure-Footedness
  • Trust
  • Unconventional

Rooster

  • Eccentricity
  • Uniqueness
  • Ego
  • Lack of Fear
  • Curiosity
  • Sexuality
  • New Beginnings
  • Sun Energy

Salmon

  • Bravery
  • Cycles
  • Determination
  • Emotions
  • Goal Achievement
  • Instinct
  • Passion
  • Regeneration
  • Transformation
  • Wisdom

Scarab/Dung Beetle

  • Clairvoyance
  • Constancy
  • Material Realm
  • Renewal
  • Safety
  • Sensitivity
  • Spirit Communing
  • Stability
  • Trust
  • Vision

Scorpion

  • Protection
  • Life
  • Death
  • Survival
  • Adaptation
  • Motherhood
  • Third Eye
  • Psychic Gifts
  • Judicious Sentencing

Seahorse

  • Water Elemental
  • The Afterlife
  • Power
  • Luck
  • Alchemy
  • Safety
  • Kindness
  • Perception
  • Manners
  • Pacing
  • Tenacity
  • Progress
  • Ingenuity
  • Stealth
  • Authority
  • Fatherhood
  • Partnership

Seal

  • Transformation
  • Inventiveness
  • Imagination
  • Good Fortune
  • Intuitiveness
  • Keen-Mindedness
  • Ease of Movement
  • Security & Protection
  • Humor
  • Dreaming

Shark

  • Comprehension
  • Family Safety
  • Sure Movement & Action
  • Personal Power
  • Leadership
  • Work Ethic
  • Advancement
  • Past Life Awareness
  • Transformation
  • Shape Shifting
  • Productivity
  • Independence
  • Bravery

Snake

  • Transformation
  • Healing
  • Stimulation
  • Perception
  • Vibration
  • Light Energy
  • Awakening Kundalini
  • Transmutation

Snow Leopard

  • Awareness
  • Communing
  • Discernment
  • Intuition
  • Meditation
  • Perception
  • Recognition
  • Shamanism
  • Stillness
  • The Hermit

Spider

  • Communicative
  • Inventive
  • Creative
  • Tenacious
  • Strong Wit
  • Influential
  • Big Picture
  • Balance of  Natural Forces

Stork

  • Birth & Renewal
  • Creative & Generative
  • Devotion & Fidelity
  • Fertility
  • Fierceness
  • Inception
  • Longevity
  • Luck & Prosperity
  • Motherly & Protective
  • Security

Swallow

  • Adaptation
  • Communication
  • Devotion
  • Flexibility
  • Happiness
  • Home
  • Independence
  • Pragmatics
  • Self-Awareness
  • Stamina

Swan

  • Balance
  • Fidelity
  • Future-Telling
  • Grace Under Pressure
  • Growth
  • Partnership
  • Psychic Abilities
  • Spiritual Growth
  • Transformation
  • Union

Tiger

  • Confidence
  • Curiosity
  • Dignity
  • Prowess
  • Raw Power
  • Sexuality
  • Spiritedness
  • Strength
  • The Seasons
  • The Sun

Tortoise

  • Wisdom Seeker
  • Treasure Hunter
  • Peace
  • Meditation
  • Guidance
  • Vision
  • Oracles
  • Manifestation

Toucan

  • Actualization
  • Authenticity
  • Colorfulness
  • Creative Arts
  • Devoted Parenting
  • Extroverted Communication
  • Overcoming Blockage
  • Self Confidence
  • Socialization
  • Talent

Turtle

  • Slow and Steady Wins the Race
  • Attention to Detail
  • Take Your Time
  • No Shortcuts
  • Trust the  Process
  • Grounding Necessary
  • Enjoy the Now Moment

Wasp

  • Breakthroughs
  • Development
  • Fertility
  • Foundations
  • Productivity
  • Progress
  • Structure
  • Surprises
  • Warrior Energy

Unicorn

  • Balance
  • Healing
  • Health
  • Innocence
  • Magic
  • Mysticism
  • Purity
  • Sacred Marriage
  • Sovereignty
  • Transformation

Whale Shark

  • Comprehension
  • Family Safety
  • Sure Movement & Action
  • Personal Power
  • Leadership
  • Work Ethic
  • Advancement
  • Past Life Awareness
  • Transformation
  • Shape Shifting
  • Productivity
  • Independence
  • Bravery

White Cockatoo

  • Communication
  • Curiosity
  • Drumming
  • Humor
  • Liberation
  • Monogamy
  • Sacred Voice
  • Socialization
  • Spiritual Maturity
  • Weather Magic

White Tiger

  • Awakening
  • Enlightenment
  • Honorable Intent or Deeds
  • Peace
  • Purity
  • Sacred Energies
  • Spirituality
  • Transformation
  • Unity
  • Virtue

Wolf

  • Autonomy
  • Community
  • Confidence
  • Cunning
  • Ferocity
  • Instinct
  • Mystery
  • Protection
  • Strength
  • Willpower

Zebra

  • Balance
  • Clarity
  • Determination
  • Free Spirited
  • Friendliness
  • Power of Will
  • Safety
  • Socialization
  • Strength
  • Yin Yang Energies

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