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Axolotl's Genome

by Abigail Mullen

Salamanders have proven to be excellent models in developmental, regeneration and evolutionary studies. According to Nature, the Mexican axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum, has been grown in labs and studied due to their remarkable ability to regenerate limbs with bones, muscles and nerves within weeks. 221 more words


Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum)

For the 1st species Sunday I am writing about the Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum).

In high school, I actually raised some from eggs. I learned a lot about them and salamanders in general during that process and they are very interesting animals! 412 more words

Lauren Schramm

I have this thing: Salamander Anime VHS

Did you know this was a thing? A lot of gamers don’t! But it’s true, Konami put out a 3-episode Salamander/Gradius OAV (original animation video, or direct-to-video anime) series in 1988. 300 more words

The Salamander

ONE DAY HE WAS MY LOVER. The next day he was an ape. Big, hairy arms eventually morphed into the slippery, padded flippers of a sea turtle. 740 more words