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In the leaping kangaroo and jerboa a shortening of the arms and lengthening of the legs appear.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
Their hind-legs are much shorter than those of the jerboa, and their tail is garnished with but a few short, stiff hairs.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
A double parallel to this modification is seen in the jerboa among the ungulates, and in the kangaroo among the marsupials.The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel
This fox lives chiefly on the jerboa-rat (Gerbillus Indicus) common on sandy plains.
This family contains a form of rodent similar to, yet more pronounced than, the jerboa rats, of which I have already treated.