Mongolian hamster

Mongolian hamster

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Cricetinae
Species : Allocricetulus curtatus


The Mongolian hamster is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Mongolian hamster
A young / baby of a Mongolian hamster is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Mongolian hamster group is called a 'horde'.
China and Mongolia

Facts about the Mongolian hamster

Mongolian Hamster or Allocricetulus curtatus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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