Sundevall's jird

Sundevall's jird

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Gerbillinae
Species : Meriones crassus

 

The Sundevall's jird 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

Sundevall's jird habitats
Desert and Hot Desert
Some facts about the
Sundevall's jird

Adult weight : 0.035 kg (0.077 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 6 years

Female maturity :61 days

Male maturity : 82 days

Gestation : 22 days

Weaning : 20 days

Litter size : 4

Litters per year : 2

Interval between litters : 67 days

Weight at birth : 0.003 kg (0.0066 lbs)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the Sundevall's jird

The gestation period of the Sundevall's jird is 22-24 days.

A mature Sundevall's Jird is, for instance, only about half the size of a full-grown Shaw's Jird.

html Meriones: the jird fanlisting: Sundevall's Jirds The Sundevall’s Jird (Meriones crassus) is known by many other names including the Jerusalem Jird, the Silky Jird, and the Gentle Jird.

Libyan Jirds Sundevall's Jirds The Sundevall’s Jird (Meriones crassus) is known by many other names including the Jerusalem Jird, the Silky Jird, and the Gentle Jird.

Sundevall's Jirds are inquisitive, showing little fear of human beings, and are quick to emerge from their sleeping box to investigate any disturbance within the cage, and can become very tame.

Sundevall’s Jirds are very new on the pet market.

The gestation period of the Sundevall's jird is 22-24 days.

Here is a picture of habitat south of The Dead Sea where Sundevall's Jirds are known to live: Photo by Anne Searight In appearance this gerbil is quite a bit larger than the Mongolian Gerbil usually seen in pet shops but is still only about half the size of a (Full text)

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