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A is for Axolotl

By Jonathan Farrow from The Thoughtful Pharaoh

Imagine a creature that never grows up, can regenerate limbs without scars, and has a sort of slimy, alien-like cuteness.   640 more words

Science

Mythology Monday: Xolotl, king of the A-xolotls!

This Mythology Monday is devoted to the Aztec god Xolotl (would have been pronounced “sh-ō-lōt-uhl”).

Aztec gods are not often “the god of ___.” They usually represent many things. 209 more words

Salamander

It's all been a bit axolotl-y

Axolotls do seem to be the flavour of 2015! As soon as they’re in, they’re out. Who wouldn’t love their own axolotl of course, with their serene little faces and broad smile? 188 more words

A is for Axolotl

Imagine a creature that never grows up, can regenerate limbs without scars, and has a sort of slimy, alien-like cuteness.  Sounds like a critter you’d like to meet, right?   630 more words

Science Writing

How the Axolotl Invaded Japan

In the 1980s, the Mexican axolotl (called the “Wuper Looper” in Japan) was made popular in Japan by UFO instant noodles. Axolotls were portrayed as (adorable) aliens who had come to sell their instant noodle cups to the public. 14 more words

Species

Japanese Sculptures of Axolotls

It’s no secret the Japanese LOVE their axolotls (see How the Axolotl Invaded Japan ). These sculptures are stunning. I want one for every room of my house. 19 more words

Art