Fat-tailed gerbil

Pachyuromys duprasi

The fat-tailed gerbil is also known as the duprasi gerbil or fat-tailed jird. It's a very kind animal with remarkable fat tail. It's tail is comparable to the humps of a camel. The fat-tailed gerbil stores reserves in his tail for times when less food is available.

Origin: Northern Sahara

Fat-tailed gerbil

Fat-tailed gerbil