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The narrator of this short story was once a man studying the axolotls in the aquarium of a Parisian zoo. Somehow, though, he has become an axolotl. The first time he visited them, the narrator found the axolotls by accident, but he found them so interesting that he stayed to watch them for an hour. He knew, after the first minute, that he shared some connection with them.

Afterward, he went to the library to research axolotls. He learned that they are the larval stage of a species of salamander. He also learned that they could survive on dry land in a drought as well as under water. The narrator began to go every morning to visit them at the aquarium. Some days, he visited them both morning and evening. Though there were nine axolotls behind the glass, the narrator chose...

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