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Why Do Gerbils Kill Each Other?

Yes, that teeny-tiny tidbit of information your pet store employee dropped while you’re picking out a gerbil is true. Gerbils can kill each other. But why do gerbils kill each other? In short, gerbils can kill each other because there is nowhere for the victim to escape a fight. Fights happen all the time with […]

Where do Gerbils Come From? 1

Where do Gerbils Come From?

It’s pretty interesting learning about how your pets became a domesticated animal that was once only a wild animal. We’re all familiar with the idea that household dogs are domesticated wolves, but where do gerbils come from? Gerbils originated in Asia and Africa. The most popular gerbil was found in a steppe in Mongolia, was […]

Why Do Gerbils Thump Their Feet? 2

Why Do Gerbils Thump Their Feet?

It can be pretty scary watching your gerbil stand on their back legs and make loud sounds when they jump. It can get scarier when the entire cage starts doing it, but you don’t understand why. Why do gerbils thump their feet? The main reason gerbils thump their feet is to warn other gerbils about […]