Gerbils are kept as pets-Female Gerbils are called Gil
Gerbils or Desert Rats
Gerbils are mammals that belong to rat species. These live in deserts and Slope Mountains.
- Gerbils were called desert rats. These live in Africa and Asia continents. These are found more in India.
- Gerbils are social animals
- People who live in Mongolia keep Gerbils as pets.
- There are more than 100 species in Gerbils.
- Gerbils are found in brown, gray and cream colors.
- Teeth keep on growing in Gerbils all through their lives.
- Male Gerbils are called Hub and female Gerbils are called Gil.
- Life span of Gerbils is 1 to 5 years.