Animal shelter looking to re-home gerbils after Hampshire family overrun

Some of the gerbils being cared for at Stubbington Ark

Some of the gerbils being cared for at Stubbington Ark

First published in News Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Senior Reporter

A HAMPSHIRE family found itself overrun after mistakenly buying two little gerbils of the opposite sex.

There’s no prizes for guessing what happened next as one gave birth – and then continued to breed and breed.

Now 25 gerbils are being cared for at the Stubbington Ark animal shelter, which is trying to find them new homes.

A spokesman said: “The gerbils were in good condition when they arrived and are friendly and easy to handle.”

Anyone interested in taking on a gerbil can call 01329 667541 or visit the shelter between 10am and 4pm.

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1:30pm Sat 9 Aug 14

Ginger_cyclist says...

Always keep rodents seperate if you're unsure of their genders.
Always keep rodents seperate if you're unsure of their genders. Ginger_cyclist
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