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Do Hamsters Hibernate?

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Hamsters are rodents which burrow underground in the daylight to avoid being caught by predators. These animals slip into hibernation when temperatures fall down drastically. They feed on a variety of foods including, nuts, vegetables dried food, berries and fresh fruits.
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Hamsters are not true hibernators. They however go onto a temporary hibernatingstate known as the 'torpor'. Torpor lasts only for a few hours whereas hibernation lasts for weeks.
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