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Pets of Dalhousie: Meet Mudkip

Posted by Communications, Marketing and Creative Services on May 7, 2021 in Community Highlights
Mudkip the axolotl
Mudkip the axolotl

Mudkip is an axolotl who lives with Joanne Tortola, director of finance and administration in the Schulich School of Law.

Name: Mudkip

Nickname(s): Muddy

Species: Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)

Age: Approximately 8 months (hatch date unknown).

Fave foods: Live worms.

Special tricks: Regeneration (fortunately Mudkip hasn’t needed this trick, but it could come in handy!).

Best quality: Always smiling!

Social media platform or handle, if available: None – but fellow Axolotl’s may appear in Pokémon and Minecraft (according to the 13 year-old in the house).

Don't forget to check out the previous pets we've featured in this space this month — Penny, Toby, Lily and Luna and Moo-Joe — as well as pets from previous months:

The month in pets: January

The month in pets: February

The month in pets: March

The month in pets: April