Ctenodactylus gundi / Common gundi
- Rocky deserts and semi-deserts
- Grasses, shoots, leaves, seeds
- Gestation/breeding period
- 56 days
- Mode of life
- Family groups
~ 20 cm
~ 350 g
~ 8 years
How endangered are Common gundis?
by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)
- Not evaluated
- Data deficient
Least concern Least concern
- Near threatened
- Critically endangered
- Extinct in the wild
Did you know?
The parasite Toxoplasma gondii, the causative agent of toxoplasmosis, was first discovered in the common gundi.
Common gundi on the zoo tour
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