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Potret Unik Wali Kota di Meksiko Menikahi Buaya Betina, Tujuannya Mulia

REUTERS/Jose de Jesus Cortes - detikNews
Minggu, 03 Jul 2022 21:00 WIB

Meksiko - Wali Kota di Provinsi Oaxaca, Meksiko, Victor Hugo Sosa menikahi seekor buaya betina. Rupanya, pernikahan tersebut merupakan ritual kuno demi kesejahteraan.

The San Pedro Huamelula Mayor Victor Hugo Sosa kisses a seven-year-old alligator dressed as a bride during a traditional ritual marriage, likely dates back centuries to pre-Hispanic times, between the mayor and the reptile that depicts a princess, as a prayer to plead for nature's bounty, in San Pedro Huamelula, in Oaxaca state, Mexico June 30, 2022. REUTERS/Jose de Jesus Cortes     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Orang-orang membawa buaya berusia tujuh tahun sebelum pernikahan ritual tradisional, antara Walikota San Pedro Huamelula Victor Hugo Sosa dan reptil, Kamis, (30/6/2022).

The San Pedro Huamelula Mayor Victor Hugo Sosa kisses a seven-year-old alligator dressed as a bride during a traditional ritual marriage, likely dates back centuries to pre-Hispanic times, between the mayor and the reptile that depicts a princess, as a prayer to plead for nature's bounty, in San Pedro Huamelula, in Oaxaca state, Mexico June 30, 2022. REUTERS/Jose de Jesus Cortes     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Dalam ritual kuno di San Pedro Huamelula yang sudah bercampur dengan Katolik, warga mendandani buaya dengan gaun pengantin putih ditambah pakaian warna-warni lainnya. Pernikahannya dengan pemimpin setempat melambangkan bersatunya manusia dengan dewa.

The San Pedro Huamelula Mayor Victor Hugo Sosa kisses a seven-year-old alligator dressed as a bride during a traditional ritual marriage, likely dates back centuries to pre-Hispanic times, between the mayor and the reptile that depicts a princess, as a prayer to plead for nature's bounty, in San Pedro Huamelula, in Oaxaca state, Mexico June 30, 2022. REUTERS/Jose de Jesus Cortes     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Upacara pernikahan digelar besar-besaran menampilkan musik dan tarian tradisional. Pernikahan antara wali kota dan reptil ini merupakan ritual kuno sebagai doa untuk memohon karunia alam dan kemakmuran kota.

The San Pedro Huamelula Mayor Victor Hugo Sosa kisses a seven-year-old alligator dressed as a bride during a traditional ritual marriage, likely dates back centuries to pre-Hispanic times, between the mayor and the reptile that depicts a princess, as a prayer to plead for nature's bounty, in San Pedro Huamelula, in Oaxaca state, Mexico June 30, 2022. REUTERS/Jose de Jesus Cortes     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Sosa mencium sang pengantin di mana mulutnya bertemu dengan kepala buaya.

Potret Unik Wali Kota di Meksiko Menikahi Buaya Betina, Tujuannya Mulia
Potret Unik Wali Kota di Meksiko Menikahi Buaya Betina, Tujuannya Mulia
Potret Unik Wali Kota di Meksiko Menikahi Buaya Betina, Tujuannya Mulia
Potret Unik Wali Kota di Meksiko Menikahi Buaya Betina, Tujuannya Mulia


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