*Department of Zoology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Biology of the jerboa, Jaculus jaculus butleri (Rodentia, Dipodidae), in the Sudan
Article first published online: 20 AUG 2009
Journal of Zoology
Volume 151, Issue 2, pages 257–275, February 1967
How to Cite
Happold, D. C. D. (1967), Biology of the jerboa, Jaculus jaculus butleri (Rodentia, Dipodidae), in the Sudan. Journal of Zoology, 151: 257–275. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.1967.tb02114.x
- Issue published online: 20 AUG 2009
- Article first published online: 20 AUG 2009
- Accepted 23 September 1966
A study of the jerboa, Jaculus jaculus butleri, was made in the desert near Khartoum, Sudan. The species, habitat and method of capture are described. Information is given on the population and reproduction, and a “pattern of generations” is suggested. Details are given on the behavioural attitudes and activities of the jerboa, moulting, vocal noises, ectoparasites and predators.