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Where an animal has become so sick, diseased or injured that recovery is unlikely or undesirable on humane grounds, euthanasia must be arranged with a local veterinarian.
Axolotls may be sold or passed on to other schools or appropriate homes so long as all of their needs can be met. It is not acceptable to kill animals as a form of disposal at any time.
Carcases must be disposed of in accordance with local council regulations.
Axolotls are an introduced species and must never be released into the environment.