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Russian hamsters usually live about 2 years but can live up to 4 years. They include three varieties: the Campbell's dwarf hamster, the winter white dwarf hamster and the Roborovski dwarf hamster. The Campbell's dwarf ha... More »

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Hamsters are color-blind and don't see well at long distances. There are 25 species of hamsters in the world and they are classified into groups including Russian dwarf, Chinese and Syrian. Hamsters come in a variety of ... More »

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Djungarian hamsters are a type of dwarf hamster from Central Asia. They are commonly sold as pets in Europe and America. In the United States, animals sold as Djungarians are usually Campbell's Russian hamsters, but else... More »

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Domestic hamsters generally have a lifespan of 2 to 3 years. However, factors such as breed and living conditions contribute to the overall lifespan of a hamster. More »

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There are different species of hamsters that originate from different parts of the world. Hamsters usually live in burrows that they build themselves. A hamster cage has to be comfortable, dry and located away from noise... More »

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According to the veterinarian website Doctors Foster and Smith, dwarf hamsters typically live about two years. Fully grown, they are 2 to 4 inches in length. More »

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Same-sex dwarf hamsters can live together harmoniously, but two Syrian hamsters, same sex or different, should not be housed together. Dwarf hamsters can live together if introduced within the first couple months of life... More »

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