Axolotls are able to regenerate parts of their body such as their limbs, heart, jaw, spine and part of their brain!
Taxonomic name: Ambystoma mexicanum
Conservation Status: Critically Endangered
Wild Range: Freshwater lakes and drainage basins in the Mexican Central Valley
Diet: Worms, mollusks, crustaceans, insect larvae and small fish
Longevity: 10 years
Size: 15 to 45 centimeters
Weight: 56 to 226 grams
Visit the axolotls at the Zoo in Toucan Ridge!