Ugliest salamander in the world

Ugliest salamander in the world

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The Axolotl, also known as a Mexican salamander or a Mexican walking fish, is not that ugly really. In fact, one could say it's actually rather cute for a naked slimy fish like a salamander. As of 2010, wild axolotls were near extinction due to urbanization in Mexico City and consequent water pollution. Axolotls are used extensively in scientific research due to their ability to regenerate limbs. Axolotls were also sold as food in Mexican markets and were a staple in the Aztec diet. They don't look very tasty.

Country: Mexico

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