Axolotl

STATUSCritically Endangered

COMMON NAME (SCIENTIFIC NAME)Ambystoma mexicanum

DIETThey will eat most anything they can find including mollusks, fish, insects, zooplankton, etc. Young axolotl will eat algae.

RANGEMexico City. Of the two lakes they were once found in, (Chalco and Xochimilco), only Xochimilco remains is existence.

HABITATHigh altitude lakes

Axolotl