What do hamsters look like?


Hamsters usually have a variety of colours including: black, white, brown and grey or a mixture of many colours. These animals range from 7.62 to 10.16 centimetres in length with docked tails. They also have pouches in their cheeks that they use to carry food.
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia Family: Muridae Genus:
Hamsters are rodents of the subfamily Cricetinae. There are around 18 hamster species in 7 genera. The most familiar of these is Mesocricetus auratus, the Syrian or golden hamster, which is a popular house pet.
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Hamsters look similiar to rats, and gerbils as they are all part of the rodent family. This rodent normally has a short tail about one fourth of an inch in length. You can find more information here: http://www.ehow.com/facts_5152704_hamster-look-like.html
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