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Baby Hamsters!

 

Pepsi & Cola are both Roborovskiis – a species very much more nimble & excitable than Winter Whites. I got them in Dec 2004, just after Christmas. I had to isolate them after Pepsi bit Cola’s backside in a fight. Unknown to me, Cola was already pregnant when I placed her in a separate cage in late-Jan’05, & I was amused to find 2 raw bundles of joy with Cola in end-Feb!

 

The ‘Papa’ – Pepsi, enjoying a yoghurt snack

 

The ‘Mama’ – Cola. Cola has tamed considerably after birth.

Here’s how they look 2 days old. Hairless & hmmmm…. almost edible!

 

All they can recognize at this stage is the mother’s underbelly

1 week old. The babies snuggle

 

Moving about blindly

Zoom into ‘big-head’. Baby hamsters, like baby humans, have huge heads

 

“You go North while I will try South!”

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