Pomegranate seeds are native to Iraq and Iran and come from the pomegranate fruit. They are bright red seeds that are flower shaped. They are a big favourite for humans as a health food as they are said to be high in antioxidants. Experts say that they may play and effective role in the prevention of heart disease and cancer.
So can gerbils eat pomegranate seeds?
Yes they can in small amounts. But be aware that they are high in fat and so will harm them if they have too much. To much good that contains high amounts of fat will make them I’ll.
Pomegranate seeds are best eaten on an occasional basis by gerbils.