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Rodents - Hamsters

SYRIAN HAMSTER (Mesocricetus auratus)

Syrian or Golden hamster is one of the most common and popular types of hamsters, kept in the home. The Syrian Hamster has long been considered extinct, namely until 1930, when a female with cubs were found in the Syrian desert, and they which were transported to Europe. Hamster reaches...

ROBOROVSKI HAMSTER (Phodopus roborovskii)

Hamster Roborovski (or Roborovski hamster) comes from Mongolia and northern China, where he lives in desert areas. As a pet hamster the hamster is kept around since the seventies of 20th century. Roborovski Hamster is the smallest hamster, which we know. It measures approximately 7-9 cm...

DJUNGARIAN HAMSTER (Phodopus sungorus sungorus)

Djungarian Hamster (or Dwarf Hamster) is certainly one of the most popular hamster, which has already been described in 1770. This small animal that comes from northern Kazakhstan (Siberia) is also known as the Siberian hamster, or "winter white" around the world, and this is due to the fact that...

CHINESE HAMSTER (Cricetulus griseus)

Chinese Hamster has its origin, as the name itself speaks, in China, especially in its northern part. We rank him with long-tailed hamsters. Chinese Hamster is approximately 10 cm long, its spectacular tail has 2 inches. It weighs 35-45 g. The back of the rodents is remarkably slim, brown-gray colored paint...