Wild and Crazy Little Guys: Jerboas

Here’s what happens when you leave jerboas unsupervised. Although probably it happens when they’re supervised, too.

Jerboas are long-legged jumping mice that live in the deserts of Africa and Asia. We have kangaroo rats in our deserts. What is the connection between the desert lifestyle and jumping?

Beats me.

2 comments on “Wild and Crazy Little Guys: Jerboas

  1. Maybe being in the desert makes the feet hot and they have to jump? I dunno, I’m just thinking of how hot sand makes me feel. ha

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