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HOUSE MOUSE (Mus musculus)

House mouse has its common ancestry mice that lived in stables, barns, and even in houses. This mouse is different from a "wild" mouse in that it continually selects its conformation and color, as people breed it for very long time and cared for it. Already hundreds of years BC, there were in...

COLOURED MOUSE (Mus musculus)

House mouse has its common ancestry mice that lived in stables, barns, and even in houses. This mouse is different from a "wild" mouse in that it continually selects its conformation and color, as people breed it for very long time and cared for it. Already hundreds of years BC, there were in...

BROWN RAT (Rattus norvegicus)

Rat, from the family of Muroids, originally came from Asia, he got to Europe as a stowaway on a ship in the seafaring heyday. "On the water", which likes, he has spread to other continents. The body of the rat is 16-27 cm long and weighs 400-600 g. The tail (shorter than the body) is bald and scaly, at the root noticeably intensified...

COLOURED RAT (Rattus norvegicus)

Rat, from the family of Muroids, originally came from Asia, he got to Europe as a stowaway on a ship in the seafaring heyday. "On the water", which likes, he has spread to other continents.

The body of the rat is 16-27 cm long and weighs 400-600 g. The tail (shorter than the body) is...

SYRIAN HAMSTER (Mesocricetus auratus)

Syrian or Golden hamster is one of the most common and popular types of hamsters, kept in the home. The Syrian Hamster has long been considered extinct, namely until 1930, when a female with cubs were found in the Syrian desert, and they which were transported to Europe. Hamster reaches...

ROBOROVSKI HAMSTER (Phodopus roborovskii)

Hamster Roborovski (or Roborovski hamster) comes from Mongolia and northern China, where he lives in desert areas. As a pet hamster the hamster is kept around since the seventies of 20th century. Roborovski Hamster is the smallest hamster, which we know. It measures approximately 7-9 cm...

DJUNGARIAN HAMSTER (Phodopus sungorus sungorus)

Djungarian Hamster (or Dwarf Hamster) is certainly one of the most popular hamster, which has already been described in 1770. This small animal that comes from northern Kazakhstan (Siberia) is also known as the Siberian hamster, or "winter white" around the world, and this is due to the fact that...

CHINESE HAMSTER (Cricetulus griseus)

Chinese Hamster has its origin, as the name itself speaks, in China, especially in its northern part. We rank him with long-tailed hamsters. Chinese Hamster is approximately 10 cm long, its spectacular tail has 2 inches. It weighs 35-45 g. The back of the rodents is remarkably slim, brown-gray colored paint...

DWARF RABBIT (Oryctolagus cuniculus f. domesticus)

Today there is about 100 recognized breeds of rabbits (65 breeds are primary, the rest are Rexes and dwarfed breeds). They are kept as a pet companions. Dwarf rabbit is the Dutch breed that originated around the thirties of 20th century. Thanks to its small size, it be kept even there, where...

GUINEA PIG (Cavia porcellus)

Guinea pigs come from the South America where the Incas has breeded them more or less like domestic animals (presumably for consumption). When, exactly, guinea pigs came to Europe, that is not known, but it is certain that these animals were breeded in different European countries in the...