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Critter Squad’s Weekly Creature Feature! (Kinkajou)

Native to the tropical forests of Central and South America, the kinkajou makes his home high up in the trees of the forest canopy. While they resemble a small primate, this furry creature is actually apart of the family Procyonidae, closely related to raccoons. Kinkajous are also commonly referred to as “honey bears”, due to…

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Critter Squad’s Weekly Creature Feature! (Sugar Gliders)

Sugar Gliders are unique little creatures related to kangaroos and koala bears. Despite bearing similar features, sugar gliders are not rodents. They are small marsupials from the rain forests of Australia and Indonesia. The tiny animals got their name from their love of sugary fruits and their ability to “glide” from tree to tree. Sugar gliders…

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Critter Squad’s Weekly Creature Feature! (Scarlet Macaw)

The Scarlet Macaw is well known for its vibrant beauty, but also its incredible intelligence. Strong willed, curious, and highly trainable, these birds are able to mimic sounds and words, and even have the capability to distinguish between colors and shapes. Some, with the right trainer, are able to perform simple math problems. Scarlet Macaws…

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Critter Squad’s Newsletter Makes it’s Triumphant Return!

Rabbit Rabbit friends! It’s June 1st and Critter Squad is proud to announce the return of its Monthly News Letter! With a huge boom in social media and making our presence as Southern California’s number one outreach program even more widely known (We are still getting calls from out of state!), we’ve decided to bring…

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