Gallery description : gerbil

Gerbil is a mammal that typically inhabits dry deserts. It has a fur skin and can run up to 6km/h (4mph). Gerbil (gerbillinae) is 7-15cm (2.5-6in) and weights 56.6113g (2-4oz). The animal lives 3-5 years in a solitary lifestyle. Eats mostly: seeds, fruit, nuts

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Facts about gerbils
NameGerbil
Conservation StatusLeast concern
TypeMammal
Top Speed6km/h (4mph)
Main PreySeeds, fruit, nuts
Skin TypeFur
Scientific NameGerbillinae
Size7-15cm (2.5-6in)
PredatorsBirds, snakes, wildcats
PhylumCnidaria
LifestyleSolitary
Life Span3-5 years
FamilyMuridae
ClassMammalia
HabitatDry deserts
ColourBrown, grey, white, black, tan
DietOmnivore
GenusGerbillinae
Weight56.6113g (2-4oz)
Average Litter Size8
OrderRodentia
KingdomAnimalia
Image Details
Description Gerbil. File:Gerbil.JPG
Width 1520 pixels
Heigh 1080 pixels
File type JPG
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