This plush is designed after the axolotl, an endangered salamander native to central Mexico. Weighing .5 pounds, our realistic axolotl plush provides a sense of comfort and calmness in times of anxiety or nervousness. Weighted plushies are scientifically proven to help children with adhd and autism. 10 trees are planted for every plushie sold, and 1/2 of the profit is donated to our youth programs. Together we can change the world!