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04-12-2024
Axolotls have incredible regeneration powers, yet they're critically endangered
Axolotls, with their enigmatic smiles, powers of regeneration, and unique aquatic lifestyle, have long fascinated scientists and pet lovers alike. These creatures, officially known as Ambystoma mexicanum, are critically endangered, with their numbers dwindling to an estimated 50 to 1,000 in their sole natural habitat -- a series of canals in Mexico City. Despite the dire situation in the wild, axolotls have captivated a global audience. They thrive as pets and play crucial roles in scientific research. This duality of existence, both as beloved companions and...
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