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It is important to prevent gerbils from accessing:

  • electrical cords
  • dogs, cats, ferrets and young children
  • pesticides and other toxins
  • tobacco and cigarette smoke
  • cedar or pine shavings
  • toxic houseplants
  • wire exercise wheels
  • plastic toys that can be broken apart and consumed
  • wire flooring in its enclosure
  • exposure to direct sunlight or temperatures over 90 degrees

 

Credit: Used with permission of the Zoological Education Network.
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