Brandt's hamster

Brandt's hamster

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Cricetinae
Species : Mesocricetus brandti


Keywords: nocturnal , brown

The Brandt's 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 Brandt
A young / baby of a Brandt is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Brandt group is called a 'horde'.
Some facts about the
Brandt's hamster

Adult weight : 0.174 kg (0.3828 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 4 years

Female maturity :41 days

Gestation : 15 days

Weaning : 19 days

Litter size : 8

Litters per year : 3

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the Brandt's hamster

Mesocricetus brandti is genetically different, according to scientists from M. (Full text)

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