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Casa del Ajolote

Chignaguapan

Many of us know this endemic amphibian in Mexico that today is endangered, but very few of us have seen one in real life. If we tell you that there are different types of it, you will be even more surprised. So give yourself the chance to go to this small museum, it will be a very enjoyable experience.

The place is under the care of a family that is passionate about Ajolotes, its care and investigation. The people that is in charge of La Casa del Ajolote, are real experts that with dedication, patience and love have taken care of these amphibian, and now, they host five different type of species. They also promote the knowledge and dissemination of the Chignahuapan's ajolote, a little animal that still can be seen in some surrounding lagoons of this Pueblo Mágico.

To talk to any of the founding members is an enriching lesson.The familiarity they have with these amphibians is admirable. At this place, you will find some ajolotes born in Xochimilco, others born in Michoacán and of course, the protagonist of the museum, the ajolotes from Chignahuapan.

One amazing characteristic of this animal is that it can regenerate up to 70% of its body, something as awsome as having superpowers. This characteristic never ceases to amaze scientists who have dedicated themselves to find out everything about it. During your visit, it will not be weird to see biological experts studying them. These scientists travel like you, to soak up the magic that the ajolote radiates. This place is great for all family members so kids and adults can enjoy it equally.
Many of us know this endemic amphibian in Mexico that today is endangered, but very few of us have seen one in real life. If we tell you that there are different types of it, you will be even more surprised. So give yourself the chance to go to this small museum, it will be a very enjoyable experience.

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The place is under the care of a family that is passionate about Ajolotes, its care and investigation. The people that is in charge of La Casa del Ajolote, are real experts that with dedication, patience and love have taken care of these amphibian, and now, they host five different type of species. They also promote the knowledge and dissemination of the Chignahuapan's ajolote, a little animal that still can be seen in some surrounding lagoons of this Pueblo Mágico.

To talk to any of the founding members is an enriching lesson.The familiarity they have with these amphibians is admirable. At this place, you will find some ajolotes born in Xochimilco, others born in Michoacán and of course, the protagonist of the museum, the ajolotes from Chignahuapan.

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