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Multicoloured, Mexican amphibians are Thailand’s latest trend, but experts are begging people not to buy them. Brightly coloured axolotls might be cute, but they die after just one week, according to a group of axolotl breeders in Thailand. Axolotls are a type of critically endangered Mexican salamander popularised among the Thai youth through the game Minecraft. The animal has become a popular household pet in Thailand. Most recently, pink, blue, black, white, yellow, orange, purple and green axolotls have been spotted up for sale at places like Chatuchak market in Bangkok. In the wild, axolotls have a lifespan of 10 […]

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It reminds me those fluorescent axolotls I saw during a visit in the AquaCore center at Monash years ago... nice creatures, but this artifical coloring is criminal...

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1 hour ago, Thaidup said:

Sure they didn't come from China? just going off the pic in the article. Looks like something China would sell.

Or eat.

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51 minutes ago, Grumpish said:

Or eat.

Well yes allegedly they were for sale on Wuhan market. Next to the stand that sold covid-infected bats and armadillos.

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On 6/8/2022 at 6:46 PM, Janneman said:

Well yes allegedly they were for sale on Wuhan market. Next to the stand that sold covid-infected bats and armadillos.

there were no bats in the wuhan market, they were a few km away with the batwoman (scientist) in the nearby lab that studied pathogens in co operation with other countries

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