Mayor marries crocodile

By Drum Digital
12 July 2014

A man has married a crocodile.

A mayor has married a crocodile to bring good luck to the fisherman in the village of San Pedro Huamelula in southern Mexico.

A man has married a crocodile

Joel Vasquez Rojas, mayor of the village of San Pedro Huamelula in southern Mexico, tied the knot with the reptile to bring good luck to the village's fisherman, reports The Mirror newspaper.

According to local tradition, the marriage of the croc - who is referred to as a "princess" and dressed in a white gown - is said to improve the fishermens' yield.

During the ceremony, Joel said: "It's my wish to marry the young princess."

The festivities are paid for by the local council and even include a firework display.

-Bang Showbiz

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