Axolotl: Cool Cute Aquarium Mexican Salamander


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The axolotl (/ˈæksəlɒtəl/; etymol. Nāhuatl āxōlōtl [aːˈʃoːloːt͡ɬ] (singular) or āxōlōmeh [aːˈʃoːloːmeʔ] (plural) “water monster”),also known as a Mexican salamander (Ambystoma mexicanum) or a Mexican walking fish, is a neotenic salamander, closely related to the tiger salamander.Although the axolotl is colloquially known as a “walking fish”, it is not a fish, but anamphibian. The species originates from numerous lakes, such as Lake Xochimilco underlying Mexico City. source

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