Why can a hamster stuff so much food into its mouth?


Hamsters can stuff so much food in their mouth because they have bulging cheeks. This is also because the cheek pouches do not contain salivary glands so the food stuffed in them stays fresh and dry. The coarse touch of the skin coating the cheek pouches helps clutch food in place so it doesn't fall out of the mouth.
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they have pouches in their cheeks they store their food in.
I saw a video where a hamster stuck 3 baby carrots and some seeds in its mouth. ChaCha!
aww so cuuuute...i used to own a lot of hamster until they ran away from me =...( and i found some of them dead. they stuff there food in there mouth because they have a pouch that
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