Wedding Traditions- Releasing Doves
There is an old superstition that if you see a pair of doves on your wedding day than you would have a long and happy marriage. Doves are known to mate for life which is where the symbolism comes from. Doves also represent peace in many religions. They are believed to signify love, unity, and fidelity.
Other animals known to mate for life include: Swans, French Angelfish, Penguins, Lobsters, Wolves, Turtle Doves, Bald Eagles, Gibbons