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Gerbils-Hamsters Theme Page

This "Theme Page" has links to information about Gerbils and Hamsters. Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about and care for these animals. Please read our disclaimer.


[The] Best Gerbil Links on the Web
Over 50 links to Gerbil sites organized under headings such as faqs, homepages, diseases, colors, and behavioral biology.

Gerbil Behavior
Explanations of a variety of Gerbil behaviors, including gnawing, scratching, sandbathing, sleeping, retrieving of pups, food envy, agression, and more.

Gerbil FAQ
Answers to questions on history, buying a Gerbil, housing, basic care, behaviour, medical care, and breeding.

Gerbil Information Page
Origin, appearance, behaviour, food and housing, reproduction, development, colours and genetics of the Mongolian Gerbil. There is also information on other gerbil species.

[The] National Gerbil Society
Lots and lots of information at this site. Check out, in particular, sections on Diseases and Ailments of Gerbils, Information on other Species of Gerbils and Jirds, Why Do My Gerbils Burrow in the Corner? and links to other sites.

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Alt.Pet.Hamsters FAQ
Over 60 FAQs and their answers.

[The] Complete Hamster Site
Everything you wanted to know about hamsters and more.

[The] Hamster Page
An extensive meta-list of over 50 links to hamster sites.

Russian Dwarf Hamsters
An information page on Russian Dwarf Hamsters covering description, housing, feeding, pet, interaction, breeding, and diseases & medical care.

Small Mammal Medley: The Hamster
Several pages of information from the staff at PetStation.

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