Added a curled version, at the request of someone in comments, for smaller print beds. Or if you want to increase the size to 230% on a 220×220 bed. Not sure why you would want to do that, but there you go, lol.
Started with the Articulated Axolotl by WheatlyLaboratories, which is a Remix of McGybeer’s “Articulated Lizard”. My daughter liked it until my wife mentioned the fringes on an axolotl are what make it cute. So, of course my daughter no longer liked it, since my wife didn’t provide her stamp of approval. So, I found Zoid5’s “Axolotl Head for Miniature Jointed Dragon”, which I think ultimately came from schlossbauer’s “Axolotl”. Long story still long, I put the Axolotl head Zoid5 cut from schlossbauers model onto the Lizard body from McGybeer, because WheatlyLaboratories’ version didn’t get my wife’s cuteness approval.
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