Jan 19, 2017 - Man Flushes Live Hamster Down Toilet
Syrian hamsters are solitary, territorial animals who must have their own space in which to live. Hamsters will fight and inflict serious injuries to each other if housed in the same quarters, so each must have their own separate space. A female who gives birth may kill and eat their babies if disturbed, and allowing hamsters to breed is not recommended. Dwarf hamsters, on the other hand, may be able to live together if introduced properly.
The longest lived hamster on average is the Roborovski dwarf hamster, which lives for an average of 3 to 3.5 years. On average, different types of hamster live for the following amounts of time, though these are only averages, the life span of individual hamsters can vary quite considerably.
If you google for the age of the longest-lived hamster, you might come across a few web sites stating that it was 7 years, and some even quote the Guinness World Records as the source for this information.After Waterhouse identified the hamster there seems to be no original scientific study of the Syrian hamster until 1930. In 1930, captured the first live hamsters known to science and in 1942 published his notes and a narrative of the experience in an autobiography, ().