Lesser jerboa pair

Lesser jerboa pair


Common name - Lesser jerboa

Latin name - Jaculus jaculus

Country of Origin - Egypt

Adult size - 10-12cm

Average Lifespan -  5-6 years

Care level - Intermediate 

Description - They have a darkish back and lighter colored underbelly. There is also a light-colored stripe across its hip. Jerboas are a lot like a tiny kangaroo. The hind feet are incredibly large and used for jumping. Each hind foot has three toes. The tail is very long with a clump of hairs at the tip which is used for balance. It has moderately large eyes and ears. Females are larger than males

Cleaning - Clean out enclosure at least once a week and disinfect

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