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Five most popular hamster breeds : Other pet Articles; Hamster Breed Chart Type Scientific Name Other Names Origin Size Lifestyle Life Span Colors Syrian Mesocricetus auratus Golden Teddy Bear Standard Fancy Syrian Desert 4" to 7" Solitary after 10 weeks of age 2 to 2-1/2 years Wide variety Dwarf Campbell Russian Phodopus campbelli Campbell Djungarian Dzungarian Russian Asia about ... Five most popular hamster breeds



Five most popular hamster breeds

Five most popular hamster breeds



Hamster Breed Chart

Type Scientific Name Other Names Origin Size Lifestyle Life Span Colors
Syrian Mesocricetus auratus
  • Golden
  • Teddy Bear
  • Standard
  • Fancy
Syrian Desert 4" to 7" Solitary after 10 weeks of age 2 to
2-1/2 years
Wide variety
Dwarf Campbell Russian Phodopus campbelli
  • Campbell
  • Djungarian
  • Dzungarian
  • Russian
Asia about 4" Colonial in same sex pairs or small groups 2 years Wide variety
Dwarf Winter White Russian Phodopus sungorus
  • Djunarian
  • Siberian
Russia, Asia 3-1/2" to 4" Colonial in same sex pairs or small groups 2 years Sapphire, Pearl, Sapphire-Pearl
Roborovski Dwarf Phodopus roborovski
  • Roborovski
  • Mongolian
Mongolia 1-1/2" to 2" Colonial in same sex pairs or small groups 3 to
3-1/2 years
Sandy brown
Chinese Cricetulus griseus
  • Striped hamster
  • Chinese striped hamster
Southern China, Mongolia about 4" Solitary 1-1/2 to 2 years Brown backs, black fur along spine, and ivory coloring


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Five most popular hamster breeds