Dune hairy-footed gerbil

Dune hairy-footed gerbil

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Gerbillurus tytonis

The dune hairy-footed gerbil, or the Namib dune gerbil is a species of rodent found only in Namibia. Its natural habitat is temperate desert where it lives in loose sand among sand dunes, feeding opportunistically on arthropods, seeds and green vegetation.

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References

1. Dune hairy-footed gerbil Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dune_hairy-footed_gerbil
2. Dune hairy-footed gerbil on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/9094/22461255

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