The Cute Overload Rules of Cuteness Rule #45 specifies that if you have ‘pygmy’ in your species name, you’re auto-magically cute. The pygmy Jerboa [AKA Tiny Head with Feet] is no exception:

This Submishe is from Sender-Inner Polarity Pictures [*Note: And in 2015: Susan M. -Ed.]



  1. Looks like that poor little guy was in some kind of mishap. I hope he recovered well! 3.2 grams. My goodness.

  2. doomchild says:

    There’s also a vid of a fat pygmy jerboa – weighing a whopping 9 grams 😀 https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hlQb5DMDiQ4

  3. it’s a cartoon, right?

  4. I want one 😛

  5. Oh gosh that is unreal!!

  6. Is there any animal with a longer tail-to-body ratio? I don’t think so.

  7. I didn’t even know about these! Thanks again C.O. for staying on the forefront of cuteness. I am very glad I got to see this.

  8. What? How?

  9. Unbelievable. Don’t squish or drop it. Yikes. Veery cute.

  10. Alice Shortcake says:

    Hobbit toes! Only smaller!

  11. baileysgrandmom says:

    I’m hungry. Let’s see, there’s a long woim laying here next to my footsies, think I’ll take a bite of that. Whoa! Wait, that’s my TAIL! Oh, yeah, I totally meant to do that…