Axolotl Care Sheet For Beginners Axolotls are commonly known as Mexican walking fish but in fact they are not a fish at all. Axolotls are a salamander and are a part of the amphibian family just like...
Axolotl in its strawberry house :) The axolotl is a salamander only native to Lake Xochimilco in Mexico. The wild population has been put under heavy pressure by the growth of Mexico City.j Axolotls are also sold as food in Mexican markets and were a staple in the Aztec diet. They are currently listed by CITES as an endangered species and by IUCN as critically endangered in the wild, with a decreasing population.
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