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Axolotl

Common Name:

Scientific Name:

Axolotl

Ambystoma mexicanum

Type:

Amphibian

Habitat/ Range:

Lake Xochimilco in the Valley of Mexico

Size:

6 - 18 in

Conservation Status:

Critically Endangered

Did You Know?:

Axolotls do not heal by scarring, but can regenerate entire limbs as well as portions of their spinal cords, hearts, and other organs.

You find an amphibian with external gills, webbed feet, and a body fin