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Jerboa - Lesser Jerboa; Arabic - Al jerboa

Jaculus jaculus

Description:

Rodent family; large rounded head; short neck, large round eyes; hind legs are long; front legs are very short; feet are covered with hair; upperparts greyish-sandy; under parts are white Photo taken at Sweihan, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Habitat:

Sandy desert to rocky desert - Middle-east


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36 Comments (1–25)

la20madryn201540
la20madryn201540 3 years ago

nice!

la20madryn201512
la20madryn201512 3 years ago

nice!

Sara Barrera
Sara Barrera 3 years ago

So cute

Zakarias Mortensen
Zakarias Mortensen 3 years ago

Hehe so cute

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 5 years ago

:D so cute !!

AnimalFinds
AnimalFinds 5 years ago

Super cute!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 5 years ago

Great spotting ! Congratulations !! these always look so fragile..

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 5 years ago

Congratulation Karan!

beaker98
beaker98 5 years ago

Congrats on the SOTD! What a unique and cute little one!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 5 years ago

Congratulations on this amazing animal!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 5 years ago

Congratulation Karan! So Adorable!

MIAH
MIAH 5 years ago

So cute!

Tom15
Tom15 5 years ago

Congrats on the SOTD! This little jerboa looks adorable.

Congratulations! The hopping rodent seems to be an odd creature.

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 5 years ago

wow.....congratulations!

One of the cutest spottings i have ever seen ! Congrats ! :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Incredibly cute spotting :) :)
Congratulations Karan!

HemantKumar
HemantKumar 5 years ago

incredible

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 5 years ago

Amazing!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

A fantastic spotting, Karan, and excellent photos of the little fellow. I bet he can move like lightning. Awesome. Congrats on your SOTD.

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Wonderful spotting - congratulations!

ShannaB
ShannaB 5 years ago

Awesome pics, what a gorgeous little animal! Congratulations on Spotting of the Day.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Congratulations Karan. Incredible little creatures.

Arya
Arya 5 years ago

Congrats on this spotting and beautiful picture.

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 5 years ago

WOW, congratulations!
I have always wanted to see a Jerboa on Project Noah and now we have one being the Spotting Of The Day !

العين, أبو ظبي, United Arab Emirates

Lat: 24.40, Long: 55.46

Spotted on Nov 3, 2007
Submitted on Jan 20, 2014

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