Mice vs Hamsters

Although both species belong to rodents, they are still very different in appearance:

Mice vs Hamsters

tail: in a mouse, it is long, almost like the body itself; in a hamster, as they said, it is considered invisible;

muzzle: the mouse is elongated and rather narrow, the skull of the hamster is rather wide and almost flattened;

body: in a hamster, it is shorter, most of them have thick hair, so a rounded shape is obtained, and in a mouse, the body is more elongated and thin;

coat: the mouse is gray or white, its relative is multi-colored: white, gray, black, sand, red, usually a mixture (spotted).

So, a hamster, although small, has its own characteristics that you need to find out before buying.

Alice White

Written by Alice White

Alice White, a devoted pet lover and writer, has turned her boundless affection for animals into a fulfilling career. Originally dreaming of wildlife, her limited scientific background led her to specialize in animal literature. Now she happily spends her days researching and writing about various creatures, living her dream.

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