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Indian Desert Jird/Gerbil They do come out to enjoy early morning snack in Winters. These are primary prey for Desert fox (Indian Desert fox is sub-species of Red Fox). Enjoyed photographing this beautiful rodent during fauna surveys. Barmer,D5200,Geotagged,India,Indian desert jird,IndianMammals,MammalsOfIndia,Meriones hurrianae,Nikon,NikonD5200,Rajasthan,Rodent,Tamron,Tamron70300,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Indian Desert Jird/Gerbil

They do come out to enjoy early morning snack in Winters. These are primary prey for Desert fox (Indian Desert fox is sub-species of Red Fox). Enjoyed photographing this beautiful rodent during fauna surveys.

    comments (5)

  1. Really great shot! How did you get so close? Posted 2 years ago
    1. Crawling like a snail ;-) Posted one month ago
      1. About as fast as it took you to reply....2 years haha. Posted one month ago
        1. Hahaha.. I realized that and I was like 'now that I have seen this, better late than never'
          But thanks to this lockdown that am back here on JungleDragon :-D
          Posted 26 days ago
          1. No worries, I still get comments on posts 8 or 9 years ago :)
            At least one good thing regarding the lockdown is to have you back here :)
            Posted 26 days ago

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The Indian desert jird or Indian desert gerbil is a species of jird found mainly in the Thar Desert in India. Jirds are closely related to gerbils.

Similar species: Rodents
Species identified by abhitap
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By abhitap

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Uploaded Jan 8, 2018. Captured Mar 20, 2017 07:54 in Nimbalkot - Hodu - Sindhari Rd, Hodoo, Rajasthan 344703, India.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/7.1
  • 1/640s
  • ISO320
  • 250mm