Roborovski hamster

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Roborovski hamster
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Cricetinae
Genus: Phodopus
Binomial name
Phodopus roborovskii

Roborovski hamsters (Phodopus roborovskii) are the smallest of all hamsters commonly kept as pets. Roborovski hamsters live in the wild around the Gobi Desert, throughout Mongolia's desert steppe and parts of northern China. Robo hamsters, as they are commonly called, are also extremly fast. Because of their size wired cages are not suitable for them