[Urodeles] Axolotl husbandry question

Ramon Carreno racarren at owu.edu
Wed Feb 22 11:34:55 EST 2006

Greetings!  I had a quick question about axolotl husbandry.  We have a 
small number of animals that are missing limbs, presumably from eating each 
other.  They seem healthy otherwise.  Is this a serious problem or 
something that is commonly encountered?  What should we do to stop this 
from happening?  Should we keep individuals isolated?  Thanks.  Ramon

Ramon A. Carreno
Department of Zoology
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, Ohio 43015
Tel: 740-368-3893
Fax: 740-368-3999

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