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Edible frog

Edible frog

Belica

Belica

Brown bullhead

Brown bullhead

Axolotl

Axolotl

Facts

LatinAmbystoma mexicanum
Size30 cm
FoodWorms, insects and fish
HabitatLakes and volcanic craters
IUCN

Critically endangered

LocationCentral Mexico
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The axolotl prefers to swallow its prey in one mouthful. However, if it finds an easy meal, such as carrion, it will try to tear the food into smaller pieces. At Den Blå Planet, National Aquarium the axolotl eats earthworms and tiny crustaceans, such as krill.


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Boulder reef in the Sound

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Faroese bird cliff

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Pacific octopus

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