Ahuizotl


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Ahuizotl

small creature with monkey hands and feet, a hand at the end of its long tail. [Mex. Myth.: Leach]
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President Calderon personally recommended experiencing the ancient pyramids of Chichen Itza, the marine reserve within the Sea of Cortez, the unmatched beaches of Cancun and the Riviera Maya, the Monarch butterfly migration phenomenon in Michoacan, the Zocalo plaza of Mexico City, and the recently discovered tomb of Aztec leader Ahuizotl, an archeological site not yet open to the public with tens of thousands of artifacts.
Archaeologists believe it dated from 1486 to 1502AC, when Emperor Ahuizotl ruled during what is called the Auge era of the Aztec empire.
The Aztecs, for instance, have given us the three-handed Ahuizotl, which drowns fishermen who steal its fish.