Bushy-tailed hairy-footed gerbil

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Bushy-tailed hairy-footed gerbil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Gerbillurus
G. vallinus
Binomial name
Gerbillurus vallinus
(Thomas, 1918)

The bushy-tailed hairy-footed gerbil (Gerbillurus vallinus) is a species of gerbil found in Namibia and South Africa. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, temperate grassland, and hot deserts. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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