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Meet the Jerboa

Author: Hugh Bollinger/Sunday, January 3, 2016/Categories: natural history, video

Jerboas are strange critters that look like a small hopping dinosaur. Sometimes referred to as a potato on toothpick, a hopping noodle, or a fuzzy rodent T-rex, the Jerboa from Africa and Central Asia is cute.

Science Friday investigated how these small creatures can bounce about on their long, springy legs, appendages that may help understand and possibly manipulate the growth of bones in people. A short video explains:




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