Training gerbils to do tricks is not only a fun and rewarding activity for both kids and adults, but it can also help your furry friends learn new skills and build confidence. Gerbils are intelligent animals that enjoy learning new things, and with patience and positive reinforcement, you can teach them a variety of tricks. […]
When you first think of rodents and water the first picture most people think of is a rat swimming through the pipes into a toilet, and although gerbils and rats are both rodents, but their natural habitat is very different. Gerbils are desert species, they live in the desert, their natural habitat is dry and
Gerbils are calm by nature and do not like noise very much, calls and loud sounds are mostly produced by young animals, during the reproduction period and fights, and in case of danger. However, studies conducted on wild gerbils in their natural habitat have shown that gerbils have an extremely interesting communication system. In the
Hibernation is often associated with rodents which are considered deep hibernators because they enter a phase characterized by low body temperature, slow breathing and heart rate, and low metabolic rate. This phase often occurs during winter months when sufficient food is unavailable to conserve energy, and prior to hibernation, animals need to store enough energy to
Gerbils are often presented as the best pets for kids and beginners, they are fun, very active, and cute but what most pet owners are looking for is affection, and what a better way to show affection than holding your pet and cuddling it, but do gerbils like to be held? Although each gerbil has
The sleeping habits of gerbils have always been subject to debate, and that’s mostly related to another ongoing debate about the best pet, hamsters, or gerbils. The answer to the question are gerbils nocturnal is apparently a key element and a proof for the gerbil side of the debate that they make better rodent pets.