Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Gerbillinae
Species : Gerbillus nanus
The Baluchistan gerbil is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the Baluchistan gerbilA young / baby of a Baluchistan gerbil is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Baluchistan gerbil group is called a 'horde'.
CountriesAfghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen
Baluchistan gerbil habitatsArtificial / Terrestrial, Desert, Dry savanna, Hot Desert, Rural Gardens and Savanna
Facts about the Baluchistan gerbil
Animal Description: The Baluchistan Gerbil is smaller in size then many other species and exhibits wide variety in coloration.
rodents) Category: Mammals Â» Rodents Animal Description: The Baluchistan Gerbil is smaller in size then many other species and .
Christian Gross, in his book 'Mammals of the Lower Gulf' (Motivate, Dubai, 1987) writes that the Baluchistan Gerbil is the most common species, but more evidence would be useful. (Full text)
The Baluchistan Gerbil (Gerbillus nanus) is a small gerbil that lives in a broad range from Pakistan through to Arabia into North Africa and (Full text)More animals beginning with B