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Axolotls are masters of regeneration

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People axolotl questions about the axolotl. What exactly is an axolotl? This unique and threatened species of salamander can regenerate! What does that mean? Why might this be important for scientists to study? Watch and find out!

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The axolotl is heading toward extinction. What is happening? Learn more here. It's just a little salamander. So what if it goes extinct. We have a lot to lose if we lose the axolotl! Read this article: What Do We Lose If We Lose Wild Axolotls?Exactly how can we help save the cute little amphibians? Read: How to save the paradoxical axolotl.Fascinated by the ability of the axolotl to regenerate? Watch this to learn more about this process and be amazed!! This Incredible Creature Can Regenerate Its Brain, Heart, and Limbs.Finally, this is another great read on the regenerative powers of these little creatures! The secret to regeneration? Scientists say it lies in the axolotl genome.

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