Lesser Egyptian gerbil

Lesser Egyptian gerbil

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Gerbillus gerbillus

The lesser Egyptian gerbil is a small species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is native to North Africa and the Sinai Peninsula, where it lives in sandy habitats. It is a common species, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated its conservation status as being of "least concern".

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References

1. Lesser Egyptian gerbil Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lesser_Egyptian_gerbil
2. Lesser Egyptian gerbil on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/9123/115090506

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