Elephant herd at a water hole

Meet The Elephantidae

The Elephantidae is a small, yet massive group of terrestrial animals. Based on the name it is very easy to figure out what animals are found in this family. It’s the elephants! Elephants are massive and intelligent animals that form strong family bonds.  These huge animals are known by their massive bodies, large ears and…

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What Is A Proboscis?

You may not have heard the word proboscis before, but you have probably seen a proboscis before.  In fact the world largest mammal has a proboscis. Yup, that’s right defenders! The animal we are talking about is the elephant and the proboscis is the the elephants nose!  However, a proboscis is not just any ordinary…

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Indian Elephants: Check Out The Big Trunk On Campus!

This week at Critter Squad Wildlife Defender Headquarters we will be taking a look at the Indian Elephant, which are out Animal of the Week! What can I say about elephants that hasn’t already been said? They are huge. They are majestic. They are intelligent.  The are herbivores, well megaherbivores.  They live in herds. They…

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Indian elephant

Indian Elephant Coloring Page

Hey Defenders!  Check out this awesome coloring page on the Indian Elephant!  Elephant are super smart and form strong family bonds. These are some of the world’s most important creatures and we hope you enjoy the coloring page.  Don’t forget to share your work on our social media.

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What is a Mammal?

Mammals are a group of animals with many traits that make them different from other animals. We have laid out the main characteristics of being mammal.  Endothermic (or “warm blooded”) which means they have a set body temperature. Have fur or hair Give birth to their babies alive, as opposed to laying eggs like fish…

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