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axolotl, Mexican salamander (Ambystoma mexicanum) latin dict size=67   common dict size=512
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axolotl, Mexican salamander (Ambystoma mexicanum)

Español: El ajolote de Xochimilco (Ambystoma mexicanum) es una especie endémica que posee características únicas que solo algunos anfibios llegan a presentar, ya que puede regenerar todas las partes de su cuerpo, incluido el sistema nervioso, ademas de no presentar un proceso de metamorfosis como la mayoría de los anfibios alcanzando la madurez sexual sin perder las características morfológicas de su estado larvario;proceso que recibe el nombre de "neotenia"
Date 17 April 2015, 19:21:34
Source http://blog.illustraciencia.cat/2015/04/axolot-erika-hernandez.html
Author Erika Hernandez
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Axolot_-_Erika_Hernandez.jpg

The axolotl also known as a Mexican salamander (Ambystoma mexicanum) or a Mexican walking fish, is a neotenic salamander, closely related to the tiger salamander. Although the axolotl is colloquially known as a "walking fish", it is not a fish, but an amphibian. The species originates from numerous lakes, such as Lake Xochimilco underlying Mexico City. Axolotls are unusual among amphibians in that they reach adulthood without undergoing metamorphosis. Instead of developing lungs and taking to land, the adults remain aquatic and gilled.

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Scientific Name: Ambystoma mexicanum (Shaw & Nodder, 1798)
Common Names: Axolotl, Mexican Salamander, Mexican Walking Fish, Salamandra ajolote [Spanish]
Synonyms: Gyrinus mexicanus Shaw and Nodder, 1798
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