Weird Nature

Meet The Long-Eared Jerboa―Part Rabbit, Part Mouse, Part Kangaroo And 100% Majestic

What do you get when you mix a mouse, a kangaroo, a monkey, a basset hound, and an antelope? You get a long-eared jerboa! No, they're not one of the weird crossbred animals - while these cute critters may look like a hodgepodge of other animals, but they're actually a real, living species. Not only are long-eared jerboas cute, but they're also fierce. After adapting to harsh environments like the Gobi and Sahara deserts, these jumping rodents manage to thrive.

However, did you know that you're the biggest threat to these adorable, angelic creatures? These long-eared jerboa facts will have you wishing you could put every single one of them in your pocket and bring them to safety. From jumping skills akin to Spiderman to having some of the largest ears in the animal kingdom, these adorable jerboa facts prove that these little creatures are more than just a cute rodent.