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Jerboa Fact file

Name: Comb-toed jerboa
Group: Mammal
Country of origin: Kazakhstan

Excretes: Very concentrated urine - it lives in a dry environment so it is important for it not to lose water.
Diet: Seeds, plants and insects - they get all of their water from their food

Need to know: Jerboas have long back legs and can jump up to 3 metres in a single bound!

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