Lesser Egyptian gerbil

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Lesser gerbil
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Gerbillus
Species: G. gerbillus
Binomial name
Gerbillus gerbillus
Olivier, 1801
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The lesser Egyptian gerbil (Gerbillus gerbillus) is distributed mainly in Morocco, Northern Nigeria to Jordan and Kenya. It is also known as the small Egyptian gerbil. It is much smaller than other gerbils sometimes kept as pets.