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An axolotl is a water dwelling amphibian also called the “walking fish” or the “Mexican walking fish.” As might be evident from its nicknames, its characteristic feature is its tendency to walk along the bottom of its watery home. Some people like to keep axolotls as pets. They are interesting additions to tanks, they are low maintenance, and they are easy to care for and durable, making them good pets. But sometimes axolotl owners may…

There are very few animals that are as fascinating as the axolotl. These neotenic animals have been the subject of scientific research, fascination, and adoration for as long as they have been known due to their unique appearance and the fact that they never leave the larval stage of life. Closely related to the tiger salamander, the larvae of tiger salamanders and young axolotls are nearly identical except for one clear difference: the axolotl will…

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