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 » Pets & Animals Mammals Rodents

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 » Pets & Animals Pets

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 » Pets & Animals Mammals Rodents
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Hamsters usually only hibernate for a few days at a time. If kept in very cold conditions, they may hibernate for up to a week. Hamsters only hibernate in captivity if exposed to cold, dark conditions. Exposing a hiberna... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Rodents