Meet the “Al Jirdi”

Meet the Sundevall’s Jird πŸ™πŸ˜ŽπŸ

With the local name of “Al Jirdi”, this little guy grows up to 28cm and is brown or reddish brown in colour. 😊🐁

A long tail of 14cm, with white claws comes in handy for gravel and sandy plains in which Jird’s live, in Qatar. πŸ‡ΆπŸ‡¦πŸ˜…

Largely nocturnal, the Jird loves seeds and bark but occasionally eats locusts as well.πŸπŸ˜„

With rain, the Jird’s numbers increase.πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘Œ

In Qatar Jird’s are widespread without any threat to survival. πŸ˜…πŸ

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