A Mexican mayor has married a crocodile in a bizarre ceremony as part of an age-old tradition to 'bring luck' to local fishermen. The female crocodile - known as 'The Princess' - was baptised on Thursday then subsequently dressed in a custom-made wedding dress and had her jaws clamped shut for the big day on Friday.
They believe the ceremony will bring good luck and prosperity to local fishermen along the Pacific coast of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Oaxaca state. According to custom, the crocodile is regarded as a princess, and it's believed she will bring peace and prosperity to their community.
A wedding guest said afterwards: "The dance they do here is like an offer to God, to thank for the land, the harvest, the fish."
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