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Types of Hamsters

Winter White Russian Hamster

Winter White Russian hamsters are a species of hamster in the genus’ Phodopus’. Winter White Russian hamsters are typically half the size of the better-known Syrian hamster and therefore also called ‘dwarf hamsters’ along with all…

Campbell’s Dwarf Hamster

The Campbell’s Dwarf Hamster inhabits the steppes of eastern and central Asia, digging burrows which may extend up to three feet underground. These burrows are commonly lined with scavenged shee’s wool and dry grasses. The burrows maintain…

Chinese Hamsters

The Chinese Hamster is a species of hamster, scientific name Cricetulus griseus, which originate in the deserts of northern China and Mongolia. Chinese hamsters grow to between 7.5 and 9 centimetres in length and as adults can weight 50 –…