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Long-eared jerboa: This tiny rodent was first caught on film in 2007. They live in parts of China and Mongolia, and it's believed that their ears help them cool off in the desert.

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Did you know that Fennec Foxes are considered more intelligent than dogs or cats? Also their ears are rather large so they can listen to the ground for bugs to eat.

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Community Post: 19 Ways Jerboas Will Instantly Win Your Heart

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Arabian Sand Cat also known as the Sand Dune Cats are the only desert dwellers of the wild cat family. They are prolific diggers, and their claws are not very sharp for lack of places to sharpen them in the desert. It doesn't matter how small OR cute they are, they do NOT make good pets....they are wild animals. You cannot take a wild animal and domesticate it.

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The Caracal /ˈkærəkæl/ (Caracal caracal), also known as the desert lynx, is a wild cat that is widely distributed across Africa, central Asia and southwest Asia into India.

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