According to Petco, fancy hamsters are native to Syria and are known for their multiple color variations and the fact that they move slower than common dwarf hamsters. Fancy hamsters are small in size; their full-grown h... More »

Armenia’s borders have changed frequently since its origins in the sixth century B.C. As the Kingdom of Armenia, it reached its greatest size between 95 and 80 B.C. when its borders reached the Caspian Sea and the Caucas... More » Geography Maps & Cartography

The Romans took over countries that are now England, Wales, Spain, Italy and Belgium. They also ruled over what are now Portugal, Switzerland, Austria and France. They ruled the countries that made up the former Yugoslav... More » History Ancient History Ancient Rome

According to Paw Nation, hamsters squeak to express emotion. This emotion can be excitement, surprise, fear, distress or anxiety. A hamster can squeak briefly to express interest in a new toy or treat, or it can squeak p... More »

To indicate stress, a hamster alternates between running and grooming as well as squeaking, biting and overeating. He also becomes more irritable, is more likely to bite, and may confine himself or hide. Over time as str... More »

A European hamster is a species of large hamster with a black underbelly and is native to Eurasia. It is also known as the black-bellied or common hamster. More » Pets & Animals Pets

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 »