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Pale gerbil is a medium-sized gerbil. Fur on the upperparts varies in color from pale-orange to reddish orange, with no dorsal stripe. Hairs of the upperparts and part of side have gray bases. Underparts, forelimbs and feet white. Ears unpigmented. Suborbital area without pigmented hairs. Uppersurface color of the tail as back. Tail brush occupies about one-third of the tail length but relatively unclear. Palms and soles of the feet with hairs.