Sunday, February 15, 2015

Article: "Mystical amphibian venerated by Aztecs nears extinction"

The axolotl (or Mexican salamander), found only in Xochimilco, was venerated as a god by the Aztecs, can regenerate limbs and organs, and could possibly hold the secrets for longevity and regenerative medicine. It's also in danger of extinction.

Read the article, by Diana Ferrero, at 
Al Jazeera America

Mystical amphibian venerated by Aztecs nears extinction



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