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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Mexican Axolotls Are the Closest Thing to Pokemons April 25, 2016

Mexican Axolotl or scientifically known as Ambystoma mexicanum, and pronounced as ‘ACK-suh-LAH-tuhl’ is a very fascinating creature. For one, it’s a salamander, which belongs to the class of amphibians that spends their whole life underwater. It’s a very rare trait, as not many amphibians and salamanders stay their whole life in water, as they undergo…

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Are Axolotls Amphibian or Reptile? April 19, 2016

The name ‘Axolotl’ is derived from the Aztecs, which is actually a combination of two words: ‘atl’ which means “water”, and ‘xolotl’, meaning “monster”. They live in water, canal and wetlands, and they were originally found in Lake Chalco and Lake Xochimilco, next to Mexico City, hence the name “Mexican Salamander.” It is also colloquially…

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Axolotl Fun Facts April 11, 2016

Axolotls, or Mexican salamander, are growing in popularity among pet owners. Their unique features and adorable physical characteristics endear them to their owners, especially among young pet owners. But before you decide to buy one to breed, you need to know a few fun facts about axolotls you probably did not know. Don’t worry, we’ll…

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Axolotl Care Sheet April 5, 2016

Axolotls go by different names. They have been named water dogs or water dolls, to name a few. They have unique requirements because even though it is a type of salamander, they spend most of their lives living in water and never on land. To ensure they grow as healthy amphibians, you should take note…

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