Angora hamster

Mesocricetus auratus

Life expectancy: 2-4 year Life expectancy depending on species
Habitat: Desert and Sand Dunes, Native to Syria
Characteristics: Nocturnal & Omniverous

Fun Facts About Angora Hamsters

  • Most hamsters tend to be solitary animals and often do better living alone.
  • All the Syrian hamsters are descendants of a wild female Syrian hamster that gave birth to a litter of 12 in 1930.
  • Hamsters have the ability to run backwards.
  • Predators include Owls, Hawks and Snakes.
  • Hamster behavior varies on their environment, genetics and interaction with people.