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Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf?

We’ve got another iconic Animal of the Week, and this time it’s the great Grey Wolf! The Grey/Gray Wolf, also known as the Timber Wolf, is the largest living wolf species on the planet. These amazing animals can have fur ranging from red and brown, to nearly pure white or black. The diet of a…

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Hungry As A Hippo!

Feeling hungry? Well no matter how hungry you are, you won’t be able to eat more than our newest Animal of the Week! These glorious mammals are known as the 3rd largest animal on land, and actually the most dangerous animal in their native Africa. If you haven’t already guessed, it’s the Hippopotamus! Hippos are…

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Try An Animal Word Search Puzzle!

Hey Defenders! Anyone who has been to elementary school has probably heard of word searches. Word searches are a fun puzzle for children and adults to work on that come in a variety of categories and range from easy to hard. Word Searches were first invented in the United States on March 1st, 1968 in…

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Check Out These Scorpion Features

Hey Defenders!  Everyone is familiar with scorpions. These iconic creatures are well known for their pincers and their powerful tails and stingers. Scorpions are arachnids and have a crunchy outside called an exoskeleton. These exoskeletons help keep the scorpion rigid and gives them structure. Since scorpions don’t have bones like other organisms we call them…

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Watch Critter Squad Wildlife Defenders on YouTube!

Hey Defenders. Don’t forget we have an awesome YouTube channel with some pretty cool videos to watch!   We have our normal C.S.W.D T.V. episodes, Zoo Clipz and Wild Clipz. We are constantly shooting content and uploading episodes. We have tons of great animal footage coming out on a regular basis.  Our most current series is…

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Deep Sea Gigantism At Work – The Colossal Squid!

We’ve got a true behemoth as our next Animal of the Week, a marine creature that is one of the largest animals on the planet, the famed Colossal Squid! While there have been more documented cases of the Giant Squid, the Colossal Squid is even bigger from the few specimens found, reaching up to 46…

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Chillin’ Like A Chinchilla!

Our newest Animal of the Week is often very popular, because they are believed to have the softest fur of all animals on the planet! Can you guess who it is? That’s right Defenders, it’s the cute & cuddly Chinchilla! These adorable animals are part of the rodent family, along with the capybara, mice, guinea…

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Bow Before Your King! The Emperor Penguin!

Hey there Defenders! Make sure to be on your best behavior because this Animal of the Week is royalty…it’s the Emperor Penguin! These beautiful birds are actually the heaviest and tallest of all penguin species alive today. Visually they are notable for their white bellies and contrasting black wings, back, and head. Emperor Penguins also…

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Big Head, No Tail – That’s the Guinea Pig Way!

Hey Defenders! Our newest Animal of the Week is definitely a fan favorite that most of you will already know…it’s the cute & cuddly Guinea Pig! Unlike their names, Guinea Pigs actually don’t come from Guinea or New Guinea, and they definitely are not pigs – another name for guinea pig is “Cavy”. These furry…

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