Mid-day jird

Mid-day jird

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


The Mid-day jird 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

Some facts about the
Mid-day jird

Adult weight : 0.053 kg (0.1166 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 7 years

Gestation : 23 days

Weaning : 21 days

Litter size : 6

Litters per year : 3

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the mid-day jird

This illustration is of The Midday Gerbil (Meriones meridianus) is by the famous bird illustrator J G Keulemans (1842-1912) and published by the Indian Government in 1879 (Full text)

The Midday Gerbil (Meriones meridianus) is a gerbil of similar size and appearance to The Mongolian gerbil (M. (Full text)

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