Rarely growing larger than a foot (30 centimeters) in length, the Axolotl is one of nature’s smaller amazing bundles. A critically endangered species in their native Mexico, these amphibians are a species of salamander that never undergoes metamorphosis and therefore remains gilled and aquatic for its entire life.

The Axolotl also known as a Mexican salamander or a Mexican walking fish, is a neotenic salamander, closely related to the tiger salamander. Although the axolotl is colloquially known as a "walking fish", it is not a fish, but an amphibian

Ruby eye tree frog by Val Saxby

Anfibi/Rana degli Alberi dagli Occhi rossi(Ruby eye tree frog o Uluguru forest tree frog- Leptopelis Uluguruensis):

Salamanders, like this mud salamander, grow up the same way frogs and toads do. They hatch from eggs and emerge as larvae that look a lot like tadpoles.

Amphibian Pictures

Colorful Frogs / these little frogs are so adorable - we will not discuss the rather large gentleman...

Colorful Frogs / these little frogs are so adorable - we will not discuss the rather large gentleman.

Long-nosed horned frog camouflaged in leaf litter, Megophrys nasuta, Sabah, Borneo

Long-nosed horned frog camouflaged in leaf litter, Megophrys nasuta, Sabah, Borneo - brilliant disguise.

Laminated Frogs & Toads Amphibian Identification Poster/Chart 24x36

Laminated Frogs & Toads Amphibian Identification Poster/Chart - Off The Wall Toys and Gifts

Top o' the world, ma, top o' the world: The snail sits happily on the amphibian's head

Incredible pics: Snail wins world's slowest game of leapfrog

Top o' the world, ma, top o' the world: The snail sits happily on the amphibian's head. ( Photo by Lessy Sebastian/Hotspot Media Via Daily Mail)

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