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Your Prickly Pal, the Hedgehog

Hedgehogs seem like rather odd creatures at first. Rather than being covered in soft fur like one would expect a small mammal to be, their hides bristle with a formidable set of quills. They are best known for being the focus of a very popular Sega video game franchise, but other than that the average…

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The Awesome African Bullfrog

When one thinks of African giants, one usually conjures up images of charismatic megafauna such as elephants or rhinos. A frog is probably among the last creatures one would think to fit this description, especially a frog with a moniker like “pixie.” However, there is more to this frog than just a misleading name. A…

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Terrific Tapirs

Few animals are as bizarre as a tapir. They look sort of like pigs but they have that weird trunk and are one of the largest animals to be found in tropical forests. As secretive as it is strange, the world of the tapir is one we are only know beginning to understand. What is…

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Here Be Dragons!

Cultures throughout the world believe in dragons. From the fire-breathing wyrms of Europe to the feathered serpents of Mesoamerica to the mystical lung of China, these beasts have been with us since time immemorial. Everyone knows what a dragon is and knows they don’t exist, right? Wrong! There is one modern reptile that, with the…

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The World’s Most Venomous Snake

Australia is home to some of the world’s most dangerous animals, including a great many venomous species. It is the only place on Earth where venomous snakes outnumber the non-venomous species. Of all the deadly serpents from the Land Down Under, one presents an interesting contrast. Possessing the most lethal venom of any snake but…

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best reptiles alive birthday parties

Wow Children with Best Reptiles Alive Birthday Parties Programs

You are hosting a big birthday party for your child, with lots of their friends and classmates coming. You want to provide more for the kids than just a simple birthday cake and snacks and would prefer them to do something interesting, educational and fun. Critter Squad has the solution to your needs with the…

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Wonderful Wombats

Australia has wildlife like nowhere else on earth. The harshness of the environment has lead to animals evolving incredible adaptations not seen in other parts of the world. Marsupials are the native mammals of Australia. Instead of nourishing their young in an internal womb until birth, marsupials give birth to small, underdeveloped babies called joeys…

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Exotic Birthday Party Ideas

Rely On Us for Good Exotic Birthday Party Ideas

Birthday parties can be dull unless you think outside of the normal clowns or bowling parties. Instead, you want something that birthday guests will be talking about for weeks to come. We have something to offer you if you are searching for good exotic birthday party ideas in California. Critter Squad will arrive with a…

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Stripped and Strange: A Look Into the World of Naked Mole-Rats

Rodents are among the cutest animals in the world. Think about any cartoon you’ve seen featuring adorable woodland critters, most of them are rodents. Who doesn’t love the chubby cheeks of a chipmunk, or the tiny squeaking of a little mouse? Chinchillas are so fluffy it should be illegal. Hamsters and guinea pigs are often…

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Vanishing Vaquita

Marine mammals are some of the most beloved animals on the planet. Whales, dolphins, and porpoises hold a special place in our hearts. In many ways they are like us, with highly developed brains and complex social lives. Humans have exploited cetaceans for centuries, driving many species to the brink of extinction. However, no species…

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