Die kielschwänzige Schiel-Stumpfschlange (Helicops carnicaudus). Bilder-Atlas zur wissenschaftlich-populären Naturgeschichte der Wirbelthiere / von Leopold Joseph Fitzinger. 1867. Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Infinity. Ouroboros. The Auryn. Neverending Story. This symbol appears in many other cultures depicting similar shapes and meanings. In mythology, the Oroborus is a symbol representing the Milky Way galaxy. In Gnosticism and alchemy representing cyclical natural life and the fusion of opposites. It also symbolizes the transcendence of duality. It represents the spirit of Mercury (the substance that permeates all matter)