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Critter Clues

From the September/October 2021 issue of Kind News magazine

Four legged, hooved, brown tall creature. Fluffy with short tail.
  • 1
    Clue #1
    Although I am related to a camel, I don’t have a hump!
  • 2
    Clue #2
    I eat many different plants, and I don’t need much water.
  • 3
    Clue #3
    When I am domesticated (cared for by people), I often work on ranches or farms to protect farm animals from predators. When I am wild, I live in grasslands, mountains, and deserts.
  • 4
    Clue #4
    I can be trained to understand words!
  • 5
    Clue #5
    In many places, I am a pack animal, which means I move things from place to place.
  • 6
    Clue #6
    I communicate with others of my kind by using body gestures as well as a range of sounds, including humming and high-pitched calls to warn others of danger.
  • 7
    Clue #7
    I may spit at you if I am feeling unfriendly or aggressive. This is my way of saying, “Stay back!”
  • 8
    Clue #8
    I usually live to be between 20 and 30 years old!

Take the quiz below to see if you can guess the answer!