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Guide about Golden Hamsters
Author: Hamster Club
Source: www.hamster-club.com

Golden Syrian HamsterThe country of origin of the Golden Hamsteris Syria.

The Golden Hamster falls under the ‘Rodentia’ animal class.

There are approximately 14 hamster species and may live up to 3 years.

An adult Golden Hamster’s weight is 120grm for a female and 108grm for a male.

Their estrus cycle is 4 days but sometimes can also be 5 days.

The Golden Hamster's gestation period is approximately 16 days.

The Golden Hamster's litter size is around 6-8 but there were cases where litter was from 2-12! The hamster babies are born naked, blind and the age of weaning is 21 days.

The hamster's sexual maturity is reached at 6-8 weeks.

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