Virtual adopt an axolotl – in its natural habitat – for real

Adoptaxolotl campaign When you participate in the Adoptaxolotl campaign, the money you contribute is channeled towards several vital conservation efforts. The funds raised from this initiative are primarily used to help the axolotl population thrive in the wild. This involves not only supporting existing habitats but also restoring and maintaining them. For instance, the campaign … Read more

Rehabilitating the axolotl habitat

The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) has initiated the Adoptaxolotl 2024 campaign to raise awareness and support for the conservation of axolotls, a species currently facing extinction. This campaign focuses on educating society about the importance of preserving axolotl habitats and developing interactive strategies to foster a connection between people and these unique amphibians. … Read more

Leading scientists studying axolotl ability to regenerate

Elly Tanaka, Ph.D. is the worlds most notable axolotl researcher. She does her research in Vienna, Austria at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology. Prayag Murawala, Ph.D., who previously worked with Elly Tanaka, joined the crew at MDI Biological Laboratory in Maine last year. Who knows, maybe someday humans will be able to regenerate just … Read more

Artificially colored Axolotl, sad.

Some cruel person is using chemicals to turn axolotl to bright, unnatural colors. The poor things die within a week. They look more like plastic toys than living creatures. Don’t buy artificially colored axolotl.

New Axolotl Book! with excellent illustrations.

Published May 24, 2022, and both written and illustrated by award winning author/illustrator Linda Bondestam is a new book titled “My Life at the Bottom: The Story of a Lonesome Axolotl”. The story is of a young axolotl growing up, going to school and collecting treasures. The protagonist of the story is environmental changes, as … Read more

National Geographic covers some efforts to restore Axolotl populations in natural habitat

Published in January of 2022, this article on axolotl conservation happenings, says somewhere from 50-1000 axolotls are living in the wild. The government of Mexico designated 520 acres as protected axolotl habitat in 1993, and the founder of a brewery with his team recently released eleven mating pairs of Axolotl in ponds on a university … Read more

São Paulo Zoo now has an Axolotl

Residents and visitors to the largest city in Brazil can now see two axolotls at the zoo. Cybele Lisboa, the zoo’s reptile and amphibian management manager, will make sure they are cared for. The São Paulo zoo reportedly rescued the two axolotls from animal trafficking. There are now two female axolotls there. source