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sbell

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Axolotol probably extinct in the wild
« on: January 30, 2014, 01:33:14 AM »
Nice going Mexico City.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/centralamericaandthecaribbean/mexico/10603625/Mexicos-water-monster-disappears.html

There is still hope, but it looks grim. :-\

But at least a song exists to try and lighten the melancholy.

« Last Edit: January 30, 2014, 01:39:27 AM by sbell »



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Re: Axolotol probably extinct in the wild
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2014, 08:09:23 AM »
A sad new........ :'(
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Re: Axolotol probably extinct in the wild
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2014, 09:57:59 PM »
Such a pity, although it's not unexpected. :(
While there may be countless individuals in captivity I see a problem in all those breedings of albinos and colour morphs and uncontrolled cross-breedings between them. I hope a breeding program will be established that focuses on the wild form, even if chances amay be slim they can ever be reintroduced to their natural habitat.