November 2017: Axolotl

Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)

This month’s featured animal species is the axolotl, an unusual species of salamander from the Urodela order and part of the larger Amphibia class.

This cathemeral amphibian is listed as “Critically Endangered” on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.



Create art inspired by the axolotl and share it in the FaunaFocus Discord Server or on social media with #faunafocus. Learn about more ways to get involved with FaunaFocus!


Event Date Time (CDT)
Free-For-All: Deadline November 28 12:00 pm
Free-For-All: Livestream November 30 9:00 pm


Image | © Seánín Óg, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)


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