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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-21-2007, 07:09 PM Thread Starter
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Are gerboas legal to own?? I have done research about them but I havent ever seen one around here and Im not sure if they are legal....probly not.
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post #2 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-21-2007, 09:55 PM
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Ha, I don't even know what they are!
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i googled it real quick and got this brief discription :

"Gerboas, which look like rats with kangaroo legs and big ears, were a popular exotic pet a few years ago, until people realized that when the animals were startled, they'd jump, hit their heads on the top of the cage and break their necks"

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OH NO that would be horrible

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hahahahahhahah that's so awful but SO hilarious.

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Hilarious? To watch your pet die of a broken neck? Are you insane?
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post #7 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-26-2007, 10:12 PM
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oh please, i imagined a cartoon depiction, like the stupid cat that would get startled then cling to the ceiling :p

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That's sad . Maybe a really tall enclosure or one without a top would work?

An online friend of mine has a gerboa that they took in as a rescue . It was apparently a struggle getting her to eat at first and she is difficult to handle sometimes...but she's getting better every day . She's extremely adorable.




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i get youy humor mulder I thought the same thing when i red this


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Aww, so sad . Arnt they extreamly big. like the biggest rodent in the world?
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Aww, so sad . Arnt they extreamly big. like the biggest rodent in the world?
I think thats the Capybara

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Oh, yeah thats it!! HAHA
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post #13 of 23 (permalink) Old 02-01-2007, 02:04 PM
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I just looked up gerboas, and google said it was spelled "jerboa"

but they are cute. I will find the cute pic i saw
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http://www.tau.ac.il/lifesci/departm...ges/jerboa.jpg

^^ thats the pic i thought was sooo cutee
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post #15 of 23 (permalink) Old 02-01-2007, 02:07 PM
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OOPS.. i for got to say i dont even no if thats a real one lol , but whatever that is they face is cute >
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