Burton's gerbil

Burton's gerbil

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Gerbillinae
Species : Gerbillus burtoni


The Burton's gerbil is listed as Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Burton
A young / baby of a Burton is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Burton group is called a 'horde'.

Facts about the Burton's gerbil

Burton's Gerbil (Gerbillus burtoni) is very similar to many other Gerbillus species that inhabit North Africa. (Full text)

Burton's Gerbil is known from only a small part of Sudan. (Full text)

This illustration of Burton's Gerbil (Gerbillus burtoni) is from Volume Two of "Transactions of The Zoological Society of London" and was published in 1838 to accompany the (Full text)

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