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Scientists Battle to Save Mexico's Axolotl from Extinction

Mexico's unique salamander, the axolotl, could be extinct in the wild in five to 10 years according to scientists. A revered symbol of central Mexico, the axolotl is the victim of pollution and introduced fish species and now a census is underway to see exactly how many remain in their native habitat.

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