The Axolotl. Another Example of God’s Wonderful Creation.

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Now I ask you, Isn’t this little guy charming?This is an axolotl—a salamander originating from Mexico’s Lake Xochimilco.  Closely related to the tiger salamander, the axolotl is neotenic; that is, even as a mature animal it retains characteristics of youth.  In the case of the axolotl, neotony means it doesn’t undergo metamorphosis, so the adults remain aquatic and gilled.How did I first hear about this winsome and nearly extinct species?  Well, our pastor has two of them as pets.  He’s n … [Read more...]