Yes axolotls have teeth! In fact they have quite a lot of them.
Each side of their mouths has about 40-60 sharp pointy teeth.
They use these teeth to grab onto their prey and tear it apart.
Axolotls are carnivorous creatures and will eat just about anything they can fit into their mouths.
Their diet consists mostly of small fish worms insects and other small aquatic creatures.
While their teeth are great for catching and eating prey they can also be quite dangerous.
If an axolotl bites you it can be quite painful.
The teeth are sharp and pointy and can easily break the skin.
So if you’re ever handling an axolotl be sure to be careful of those teeth!
Do Baby Axolotls Have Teeth?
Yes baby axolotls have teeth! In fact they have quite a lot of teeth for such small creatures.
Each of their lower jaws has about 12 rows of teeth with each row containing about 12-18 teeth.
That means that a single baby axolotl can have over 200 teeth!