pedetes caffer

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jumping \Jump"ing\, p. a. & vb. n.
   of Jump, to leap.
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   Jumping bean, a seed of a Mexican Euphorbia, containing
      the larva of a moth (Carpocapsa saltitans). The larva by
      its sudden movements causes the seed to roll to roll and
      jump about.

   Jumping deer (Zool.), a South African rodent ({Pedetes
      Caffer}), allied to the jerboa.

   Jumping louse (Zool.), any of the numerous species of plant
      lice belonging to the family Psyllid[ae], several of
      which are injurious to fruit trees.

   Jumping mouse (Zool.), North American mouse ({Zapus
      Hudsonius}), having a long tail and large hind legs. It is
      noted for its jumping powers. Called also {kangaroo

   Jumping mullet (Zool.), gray mullet.

   Jumping shrew (Zool.), any African insectivore of the genus
      Macroscelides. They are allied to the shrews, but have
      large hind legs adapted for jumping.

   Jumping spider (Zool.), spider of the genus Salticus and
      other related genera; one of the Saltigrad[ae]; -- so
      called because it leaps upon its prey.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jerboa \Jer*bo"a\, n. [Ar. yarb[=u]`.] (Zool.)
   Any small jumping rodent of the genus Dipus, esp. {Dipus
   Aegyptius}, which is common in Egypt and the adjacent
   countries. The jerboas have very long hind legs and a long
   tail. [Written also gerboa.]
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   Note: The name is also applied to other small jumping
         rodents, as the Pedetes Caffer, of the Cape of Good
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   Jerboa kangaroo (Zool.), small Australian kangaroo
      (Bettongia penicillata), about the size of a common
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