sand rat

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Related to Fat Sand Rat: Psammomys obesus, Rat De Sable

sand rat

see gerbil.
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Sometimes all the excitement attracts a female fat sand rat (right).
Fat sand rats live in undergound burrows in the deserts of Israel and other countries in the Middle East.
The genotypes in group F were isolated from 6 animal species: large Egyptian gerbils, fat-tailed gerbils, fat sand rats (Psammomys obesus), lesser Egyptian jerboas, greater Egyptian jerboas, and bushy-tailed jirds; those in genogroup G were isolated from a bushy-tailed jird and a large Egyptian gerbil (Figure).