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Critter Squad Friday Creature Feature (The False Water Cobra)

Native to South America, The False Water Cobra gets its name from the hood on its neck it can flatten when threatened, mimicking the far more deadly cobra. However, while Cobras who flatten their hoods will rear up vertically the False Water Cobra remains at a horizontal level, even when flattening its hood. Much like…

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Critter Squad Friday Creature Feature! (Chincilla)

Native to the Andes Mountains in South America, the Chinchilla is a small rodent that has become incredibly popular on the pet trade due to it’s adorable appearance! But don’t let their rolly-poly body shape fool you. Due to their habitat being primarily rock ranges and steep cliffs, the Chinchilla is a shockingly fast and nimble creature…

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Why Are Specimens Important?

At Critter Squad, we take pride in our amazing collection of specimens we use as part of our after school enrichment programs. We even offer specimens as part of our party add-ons, for an amazing chance for your child to handle an amazing assortment of bones, furs and skins! But what is are specimens and…

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Are Bounce Houses and Food Safe at My Animal Party?

At animal parties, sometimes people want more than just animals. It’s not uncommon for birthday parties to include other things of interest such as bounce houses, piñatas and lots and lots of food. But is it a good idea to have other distractions going on in the middle of your animal show. Often, bounce houses…

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Learn Animal Facts Before You Party with Critter Squad!

Everyone loves having animals come to their parties! From Creepy Bugs to Cute and Cuddly Mammals, having Animals at your Party can be an incredibly fun and entertaining event for all involved! Your guests will have the opportunity to see many amazing animals they might have never seen before, up close and personal! Many of…

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Critter Squad Friday Creature Feature (Tegu)

Found all over South America, the tegu is one of the smartest lizards in the world! Many studies have shown them to be capable of clicker training, basic problem solving, and some who are kept as pets have even learned to be house broken! Tegus come in a variety of sub species such as the…

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Follow Critter Squad on Social Media!

Hi everyone! In the past few months since Critter Squad has started this blog, we’ve gotten a HUGE influx of people contacting us. From answering questions about the ideal location to hold a birthday party, to our Friday Creature Feature. We’ve gotten so much interest and we couldn’t be happier! Some people have even called…

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