Jer­boa

Girls' World - - Creature Feature -

The Gobi and Sa­hara deserts are some of the harsh­est en­vi­ron­ments around, but these hop­ping ro­dents call these re­gions home nonethe­less. Even when tem­per­a­tures get as high as 130°F, they don't sweat it. Their big ears help them to keep cool by re­leas­ing ex­cess heat built up over their bod­ies.

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