Sand gerbil

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Sand gerbil
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Gerbillus
Species: G. syrticus
Binomial name
Gerbillus syrticus
(Misonne, 1974)

The sand gerbil (Gerbillus syrticus) is distributed mainly in northeastern Libya. Less than 250 individuals are thought to be left in existence. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the pygmy gerbil.