Black-tailed gerbil

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Black-tailed gerbil
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Gerbilliscus
Species: G. nigricaudus
Binomial name
Gerbilliscus nigricaudus
(Peters, 1878)

The black-tailed gerbil (Gerbilliscus nigricaudus) is a species of gerbil found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and arable land.