Astonishing X-Ray Shows How Hamsters Use Their Cheeks As Storage Chambers

Jan 17, 2015
Nocturnal by nature, hamsters pack a lot of character in their tiny bodies and are popular pet companions. Types of pet hamsters include the dwarf hamsters, teddy bear hamsters and golden hamsters. As they are adorable and can be very entertaining, hamsters are generally low-maintenance. The sight of a hamster storing mini food reserves into his cute puffy cheeks might seem odd, but this is their normal food hoarding behavior. It's not at all unusual for hamsters to fill their cheek pouches with food.

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