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Ferret Pets – Are they legal or illegal?

It’s time for another Animal of the Week, Defenders! This time we have an awesome mammal that has been domesticated for over 2,000 years, and only grows in popularity. That’s right, it’s the domestic ferret! Present day ferrets came from domesticating the European polecat, a mustelid native to Eurasia and northern Morocco. Mustelids are a…

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Mobile Petting Zoos In Tujunga

At Critter Squad Wildlife Defenders, we love to do amazing and educational animal presentations in the greater Los Angeles area. Did you know that CSWD also has an amazing mobile petting zoo package? This can be a great additive to any public event or animal birthday party that you may be having. We are happy…

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Rhode Island Red Chicken! Howl for the fowls!

Our current Animal of the Week is a well known bird, the Rhode Island Red Chicken! Chickens are in the bird family, and specifically they are grouped with other birds like turkeys, pheasants, ducks, and more, to make the “Fowl” group. In the lat 19th century, this breed of chicken was developed in Rhode Island…

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