Scientific Name: Pachyuromys duprasi
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The Duprasi is also known as the Fat-Tailed Gerbil because of their well-rounded tail which is used to store fat, much the same as the camel. The Duprasi has a quite unusual habit in that they quite often sleep on their backs with their feet pointing straight up into the air. A very sound sleeper!
Northern Sahara (North-Western Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, and Algeria) in areas of sparsely vegetated sand and rocky deserts.
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