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Relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing.

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Animals; Rodents

A type of mollusk that has a head with eyes and feelers and a muscle under its body.


Animals; Rodents

Squirrels belong to the family Sciuridae of small or medium-sized rodents. They are original from America, Eurasia, and Africa (although they first appeared 40 years ago in Eocene). Squirrels are not ...

cricetus cricetus

Animals; Rodents

Also known as Syrian hamster or Golden hamster.

mesocricetus auratus

Animals; Rodents

Syrian hamster or Golden hamster, a well-known species from the Middle East. Their lifespan is 2-3 years, they may reach a length of 15-18 cm.

phodopus campbelli

Animals; Rodents

Scientific name of the Russian hamster or Campbell hamster.

phodopus sungorus

Animals; Rodents

Scientific name of the Siberian hamster, also called Winter White hamster because it changes colour in winter.

phodopus roborovskii

Animals; Rodents

Scientific name of the Roborovskij hamster (also transcribed as Roborovsky, Roborowski, etc.).

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