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Axolotls: A conservation paradox

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Axolotls are found in labs and homes all over the world, but are critically endangered in their natural habitat. If they go extinct in the wild, this could spell bad news for research on these remarkable regenerating salamanders.

Listen to a podcast interview with axolotl researcher Luis Zambrano here: Nature Podcast

Read the story: Biology’s beloved amphibian — the axolotl — is racing towards extinction

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-07896-8

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