Smalam aku terjumpa pasal binatang ni, yang dinamakan Jerboa. Rupanya seakan tikus, tetapi sangat kurus. Bila tgk tu macam comel aa gak, tapi macam kesian pun ada… Sebab macam tak cukup makan jer aku tgk… huhuhu…. tapi mungkin dah memang dia nyer saiz macam tu kot. Jerboa ni boleh ditemui di asia dan utara afrika. Ia merupakan sejenis binatang yang melompat2 di kawasan gurun.
Sedikit petikan dari wikipedia:
Jerboas resemble mice with long tufted tails and very long hind legs. The small forelegs are not used for locomotion. In general, Asiatic jerboas have five toes on their hind feet and African jerboas have three; the shapes of their ears vary widely between species. Jerboa fur is long, soft and silky. Diet varies considerably: some are specialist seed, insect, or plant eaters, others are omnivores.
Jerboas have the ability to hop considerable distances relative to its size, an ability that evolved as an adaptation to help them escape from predators, and to assist with long journeys and foraging in its desert environment. Although jerboas are not closely related to the hopping mice of Australia or the kangaroo rats of North America, all three groups have evolved a similar set of adaptations to life in the deep
di bawah ni ada video mengenai Jerboa ni.