Wagner's gerbil

Wagner's gerbil

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

 

The Wagner's gerbil is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. 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 Wagner
A young / baby of a Wagner is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Wagner group is called a 'horde'.

Facts about the Wagner's gerbil

Like most other exotic gerbils, Wagner's Gerbil isn't widely kept as a pet.

The main, clear difference between this species and Wagner’s gerbil (Gerbillus dasyurus) is that the Baluchistan gerbil has a spot of hairs directly above the basis of the tail which have a white hair basis, whereas Wagner’s gerbil lacks this spot.

Wagner's Gerbil is a very common species in the Jordanian Desert.

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