Photo: Ron Mader, Breeding Center (Some rights reserved)

Axolotl = Mexican salamander (Ambystoma mexicanum) that in natural conditions retains its aquatic larval form throughout life but is able to breed

Also spelled: ajolote

Axolotls can regenerate their brains
The animal that’s everywhere and nowhere

February 1

National Day in Mexico. Hashtag: #DíaNacionalAjolote

Webinar: El Ajolote una especie endémica de México, su hábitat e importancia

Charla impartida por el Dr. Luis Zambrano. 23 de septiembre a las 17:00 hrs.

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Xochimilco Tips

Xochimilco – If you are taking a trip from the Navita or Catalongo landings, ask your boatman to take you to the Apatlaco Canal where one family has set up a breeding area for the axolotl.

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ioangrillo: These axolotls, also known as the “Mexican walking fish,” (although they are amphibians) are the coolest animals – and characters everyone knows amid the boats of Xochimilco. Those are the kind of faces that are nice to see on bank notes!


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