You cannot deny the cuteness of the axolotl, also known as the Mexican salamander. But you also can't deny the scientific superpower this little amphibian possesses. The axolotl can regenerate its legs, tail, and gills a countless number of times. And it does it perfectly every time, without scarring or any evidence that it was regrown. It's not amphibian magic, it's just amazing axolotl science.
The Amazing Regeneration Skills Of The Axolotl
New leg, no problem.
The Curious Creature That Is The Axolotl
It's curious that they keep a tadpole-like appearance even after reaching maturity.
Axolotls Make Cool Aquarium Pets
They're virutally extinct in the wild.
Written by Curiosity Staff September 30, 2016
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