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Evolution of kangaroo-like jerboas sheds light on limb development

Evolution of kangaroo-like jerboas sheds light on limb development

  Jerboa. Credit: Public Domain With their tiny forelimbs and long hindlimbs and feet, jerboas are oddly proportioned creatures that look something like a pint-size cross between a kangaroo and the common mouse. How these 33 species of desert-dwelling rodents from Northern Africa and Asia evolved their remarkable limbs over the past 50 million years […]