1. THE HAMSTER
My favorite animal is a hamster. I have 2, Remo and Abelino.
I like them because they are fun and small.
Hamsters are small rodents of the superfamily of murine. There
areabout 18 different species in seven genera. Most are
native to the Middle East and southeastern Europe. As it is
very easy to breedin captivity, are widely used as pets and
animals. Allspecies are characterized by the expandable bags, called
Pocket,located inside of the mouth, ranging from the cheeks to
Life expectancy: 1.5 to 2 years.
Adult weight: 30-40 g in Russians, 100-180 g the Golden Hamster
Length: 8-10 cm Russians, 15-18 cm Golden Hamster
Sexual maturity: 2 months.
Log in estrus stage: After two months, every 4 days.
Gestation time: 18-21 days. Russians Golden Hamster 15-17days.
Offspring per litter, average 7-8. Are no known cases of 19 young.
Weaning age: 3-4 weeks