As the new-comer got on his feet again my hope gained new life, and now our jerboa is my delight.
That the jerboa may be one of the Akbarim is rendered likely by the prohibition in Lev.
Some commentators on the Old Testament translate the word Akbar as jerboa.
Like their great cousins—the kangaroos—Mrs. jerboa often carries her babies on her back when she goes out to seek food.
There are two or three varieties of hares, and a species of jerboa and several genera of mongooses.
The jerboa has very long hind legs, and a habit of jumping, so that it resembles superficially (but not really) a small kangaroo.
This family contains a form of rodent similar to, yet more pronounced than, the jerboa rats, of which I have already treated.
One who knows anything about the structure of animals' bodies need not be told that the jerboa is a rodent.
In the leaping kangaroo and jerboa a shortening of the arms and lengthening of the legs appear.
The quick, irregular darting run of a small animal—a jerboa or a forest rat—produced a little less disturbing effect.