Dune hairy-footed gerbil

Dune hairy-footed gerbil

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Gerbillinae
Species : Gerbillurus tytonis

 

The Dune hairy-footed gerbil, namib dune 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 dune hairyfooted gerbil
A young / baby of a dune hairyfooted gerbil is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A dune hairyfooted gerbil group is called a 'horde'.
Countries
Namibia
Dune hairy-footed gerbil habitats
Desert and Temperate Desert

Facts about the dune hairy-footed gerbil

The gerbil, Gerbillurus tytonis is restricted to the southern portion of the ecoregion (WWF database). (Full text)

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