(see by specific creature or habitat, Carcass, Fur, Zoo) The primitive wildness within and a yearning to return to nature. A threatening animal reveals hidden aggression or unexpressed anger toward something or someone. Alternatively, this may mean that you personally feel threatened by someone perceived as predatory. Taming an animal: Bringing (or wishing to bring) […]
An alternative cage dream, in which parts of your personality- are displayed to others. What faces are you showing the world? For example, are you growling at even-one like a bear, or perhaps being overly playful like a monkey} Parts of yourself that you keep firmly under lock and key, especially the animalistic urges and […]
1- Dreaming of being in a zoo suggests the need to understand some of our natural urges and instincts. We perhaps need to be more objective in our appraisal than subjective. 2- There may be an urge to return to simpler, more basic modes of behaviour. Some people are natural observers, and we may be […]
Are you looking at your own animal side? This image refers to the animus anima (and your masculine and feminine sides).
From our family we leam most of the positive and negative patterns of relationship and attitudes towards living, which we carry into daily events. Father’s uncertainty in dealing with people, or his anxiety in meeting change, may be the roots of our own difficulties in those areas. If our mother is unable to develop a […]
One’s natural urges and instincts, such as sexuality, parental caring, social grouping. What is happening to the animals shows how one is relating to the natural side of oneself—and how it is responding to one’s conscious attitudes and activities. Life processes in us are not inert: they constantly respond to what we do and what […]
Depth Psychology: The zoo is the place where all your instincts and urges reside. You are either suppressing or controlling them. Caged animals in the zoo are often a sign that you are suppressing your urges. See Animals. The rest of the dream is an indication of your actual situation.
Although wild animals in captivity are not generally good signs in themselves, it is considered fortunate to visit a Zoological Gardens.
Strolling through a zoo in a dream may indicate pent- up emotions or primal power. It may also humorously symbolize that you are living in a “zoo”—an overwhelming place where a variety of influences are demanding your attention.
A dream portraying a person as being in a zoo is the unconscious alerting the individual to their primal instincts and possibly resultant “primitive” behaviour. That is, under stress, humans have a natural tendency to regress to former unproductive habits. We do this because at some time or another that particular behaviour may have enabled […]