Mongolian jird (Meriones unguiculatus) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.
Two Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus) from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.
A Russian dwarf hamster (Phodopus sungorus) from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.
Two Russian dwarf hamsters (Phodopus sungorus) from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.
A pallid gerbil (Gerbillus perpallidus) at the Omaha Zoo.
A gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus) at the Safari Land Pet Store.
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