We have warrant for this possibility in the case of the Axolotl and in other similar cases of neoteny.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
The distinguished Paul Bert declared that the young of the axolotl could not form pigment when reared in a yellow light.
"The Dawn of Reason" by James Weir
The curious "axolotl," which we shall meet with in Mexico, belongs to a closely allied genus.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
The original axolotls, from the vicinity of Mexico City, it is believed, arrived at the Jardin d'Acclimatation, Paris, late in 1863.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
The axolotl is esteemed a luxury by the Mexicans.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
The development of the axolotl.
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
Is the Axolotl adult when it acquires its reproductive organs?
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
Most gilled Batrachia live in North America: among others of the class is the Axolotl, or Siredon, already mentioned.
"The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel
Although often sold as pets and common in captivity, Axolotls are critically endangered in the wild.
The Axolotl 's ability to regenerate many parts of its body has made it an experiment subject in medical labs.
Biologists are trying to preserve the axolotl, a creature that is one of the few natural links Mexicans still have to the Aztecs.
Unlike other salamanders , the Axolotl don't fully go through metamorphosis.
As a result, the Axolotl is fully aquatic and lives only in the water.