The Biggest Animals Kingdom and in The World | Hamster | Hamsters are generally stocky, with tails shorter than body length, and have small furry ears, short, stocky legs and feet wide. Hamsters are very flexible, but their bones are brittle. Two species of hamsters belonging to the genus phodopus camp belli phodopus (Campbell dwarf hamster) and phodopus sungorus (Djungarian hamster) and two species of the genus Cricetulus barabensis Cricetulus (Chinese hamster striped) and Cricetulus griseus (Chinese hamster) have a dark stripe along head to tail. The species of the genus phodopus are the smallest, with bodies from 5.5 to 10.5 centimeters (2.2 to 4.1 inch) long, the largest is the European hamster (Cricetus Cricetus), measuring up to 34 centimeters (13 , 4 inch), with the exception of a short tail to 6 cm (2.4 inch). The Angora hamster, also known as long-haired or Teddy Bear hamster, which is a kind of hamster is the hamster race second, measuring up to 18 centimeters (7.1 inches)
Syrian hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus) are generally solitary and may fight to the death or put together. Some dwarf hamster species with others of the same species. Russian hamsters a close, monogamous relationship with their friends. It can even lead to obesity in hamsters.Reproductive life of the female takes about 18 months, but male hamsters remain fertile for much longer. The hamsters are seasonal breeders. The gestation period lasts 16 to 18 days before the golden hamsters, 18 to 21 days for the Russian hamsters, 21 to 23 days for Chinese hamsters and 23 to 30 for Roborovski hamsters.
Campbell's Dwarf Hamsters tend to have 4 to 8 in a litter, but to 13. Djungarian hamsters tend to have slightly smaller litters, as do Chinese and Roborovski hamsters.Chinese hamster women are known to be aggressive towards men, as held together too long. In some cases, the Chinese hamster dying after being attacked by the matrix. If breeding Chinese hamsters, it is advisable to separate the pair after mating or the hamsters will attack each other. Female Syrian hamsters are very aggressive towards the male hamsters and must be separated immediately after the selection to prevent an attack. Hamsters are born naked and blind in a nest that the mother will have prepared.
Most breeders sell the hamsters to shops when the hamsters are three to nine weeks. The best known species of hamster is the Syrian or golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus), which type of hamster most commonly kept as pets. It is also sometimes called "fancy" hamster. Pet stores also have taken to calling them "honey bears", "panda", "Black Bear", "European black bears," "Polar Bear", "teddy bears" and "Dalmatian", depending on stains. Other hamsters that are kept as pets are the different types of "dwarf hamster".
Campbell dwarf hamster (phodopus camp belli) is the most common, they are also called "Russian Dwarfs", but many hamsters are from Russia, and so this ambiguous name does not sufficiently distinguish them from other species. The coat of the Djungarian or winter white Russian dwarf hamster (phodopus sungorus) is almost white in winter (when the hours of daylight decrease). The Roborovski Hamster (phodopus roborovskii) is very small and fast, making it difficult to keep as pets.Chinese hamsters (Cricetulus griseus), but not technically a "dwarf hamster" is true, is the only hamster with a prehensile tail (about 4 cm long), most hamsters have very short, non-grasping tails.There are also owners who raised their hamsters.