Long-eared jerboa

Euchoreutes naso

The long-eared jerboa is dwarfed by its enormous ears, which it uses at night to locate its prey. Like tiny kangaroos, they jump using their back legs – which are more than four times longer than their front legs – allowing them to leap up to 10ft (3m) either horizontally or vertically. That’s quite impressive when you’re only just over 3in (8cm) long.