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This looks like an axlotl that grew up a little and is now a punk rock teenager.
Uh…some kind of animal | My[confined]Space
Probably a lot of people would recognize other Ambystoma; they include the tiger salamander and the axlotl.
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seanahan commented on the word axlotl
Ah Bilby, the Axlotl is not from the sea, but lives in a lake.
July 10, 2009
yarb commented on the word axlotl
Shake, shake the ketchup bottle,first none'll come and then axlot'll.
July 8, 2009
bilby commented on the word axlotl
Twue, but anything that lives in the sea might reasonably smell of fish, no?
Actually, since the axlotl is a salamander, there was not pun.
madmouth commented on the word axlotl
indeed. the Wiki page says that British English takes 'axlotl' and American 'axolotl', but that sounds fishy somehow (pardon the pun).
July 6, 2009
sionnach commented on the word axlotl
Is this the same as axolotl?
juv3nal commented on the word axlotl
Also, come to think of it, the name given to the tleilaxu breeding tanks from Herbert's Dune series: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axlotl_tank
January 5, 2008
According to Wikipedia, this salamander is known in Japan as a Wooper Rooper (ウーパールーパー, Ūp�? Rūp�?). That's made my day already :-)
January 4, 2008
This is the primary case of neotony.
reesetee commented on the word axlotl
looks like a pokemon sometimes: http://www.rasselbandi.info/mediac/400_0/media/axlotl.jpg