Mesocricetus auratus (Golden Hamster) is a species of rodents in the family cricetids . They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are native to the Palearctic. They are solitary, nocturnal herbivores. Individuals are known to live for 120 months and can grow to 180 mm. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (female provides care).
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