The aXolotl: A vehicle for knowledge and the post-colonial ‘return’

  The axolotl is a neotenic salamander endemic to the lakes of Xochimilco, Mexico. Its name derives from the ancient Aztec deity Xolotl, the ‘patron god of twins and monstrosities’.[1] Indeed, it is an amphibian marked by an abnormal appearance and a set of unique biological traits: it is metamorphous, reaches sexual maturity in a … Continue reading The aXolotl: A vehicle for knowledge and the post-colonial ‘return’