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Are Axolotls Endangered? The Results May Surprise You…

Axolotls are becoming very popular aquarium pets because of their unique and cute appearance with the flowing mane of gills attached to their head. They have even been named ‘Toothless’ a lot because of their resemblance to the infamous dragon. You would think, because of their popularity, there would be thousands upon thousands of axolotls, …

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Is An Axolotl A Fish? It Seems, But Not Really…

Axolotls are known as ‘The Mexican Walking Fish’, but… Axolotls are not fish. Axolotls are part of a salamander family called, ambystoma mexicanum. Axolotls are related to the tiger salamander and are neotenic salamanders meaning they never mature out of the larval stage. Okay, now the boring words are over let’s get to the good …

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Is An Axolotl A Salamander? Yes, But They Are Very Different

Different types of salamanders became popular as pets before axolotls but since an axolotl looks like a salamander, people are always wondering if an axolotl is a salamander so let me set explain. An axolotl is a salamander from the salamander family called Ambystomatidae but is completely neotenic ( live completely live underwater) unlike other salamanders. …

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Where Do Axolotls Live? Originally in Lakes, Now Aquariums Too!

Axolotls are becoming very popular aquarium pets because of their unique appearance and quirky personality. There is a lot more information about axolotls now but do you know where axolotls live? Wild Axolotls live in canals that are remnants of Lake Xochimilco in the southern Mexico City neighborhood of Xochimilco where they originated from. Captive-bred …

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Can You Pet An Axolotl? It Depends On Their Personality…

Axolotls are becoming very popular because of their unique appearance but they also have very different personalities. Most people will want to pet their axolotl because they are so cute. I wanted to pet my axolotl but was wondering if it was okay? You can pet some axolotls depending on their personality. Some axolotls won’t …

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