They can run up to 24 kilometers.
They have very long tails.
They have little hands to dig.
They have very big ears.
Jerboa eat bugs,plants and soft seeds.
The jerboa lives in the desert. They are found throughout Asia and Northern Africa
Since the jerboa lives in the desert a sandstorm or heat wave would be a common problem.
THINGS LIVING IN THE DESERT
The average tempeture in the desert is 90 to 100 degrees.
The Jerboa has three main adaptions.
The first is they are nocturnal witch helps them see in the dark. It also helps them avoid preadodors.
- The Jerboa has red brown fur so it blends in and making it hard for preadodors to see them.
- The Jerboa has little hairs on it's feet so it does not sink in. The sand in the desert is soft.