Mexican ‘Water Monster’ Battles Extinction

Nature World: Mexico's famous "water monster" is battling extinction, and scientists hoping to learn from its organ-regenerating abilities are worried for the bizarre-looking creature. The axolotl salamander, dubbed the "water monster" by the Aztecs, has been reduced to living in what's left of Mexico City's ancient Xochimilco lake, which has gradually been drained over the centuries, the Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported. But despite adapting to such a confined habitat, this water monster cannot adapt......

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