Turtles, both of land and sea, has various symbolic significance, including peace, resolution, taking life slow, protection, fertility, longevity, endurance, emotional strength, and ancient wisdom. *
The turtle is a symbol of endurance and persistence in many cultures. The turtle also symbolizes the Earth in many cultures, such as Native American legends. The turtle is traditionally a symbol of perseverance and resilience. Fables, such as "The Tortoise and the Hare," rely on these symbols to show the value of perseverance. (www.reference.com)
*The Astrology Web
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