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Aggression between gerbils

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Gerbils are generally more active during twilight hours.

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Thumping is an alert call to inform the colony of danger.

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Barbering is a type of over-grooming with many causes.

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A declan is when a bonded pair of gerbils need to be separated due to an attack.

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Gerbils bite out of fear or pain.

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Please see Declanning

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Nipping is a pinch that doesn't break the skin