IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Tristram’s jird is a small jird. Fur on the upperparts varies in color from pale to dark yellowish brown, the side with narrow but conspicuous line of clear yellowish or orangish color running to the flanks, onto the outer forelegs, hind legs. Underparts and feet white. Ear sparsely covered with short white hairs and with long hairs fringing anterior margin. The distal one-third of the ear pigmented. Mystacial, pre- and suborbital areas slightly paler than the head hairs. Conspicuous and grayish postorbital spot. Conspicuous and whitish postauricular patch. Tail color on the upper surface as back and underside at base orangish. Tail brush inconspicuous, blackish, occupies about one-fourth of the tail length. Palm bare. Sole of the feet partly without hairs and with pale claws.


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