26. Mice and rats are usually housed as a harem (one male, multiple females) for mating. Is the same true of hamsters? Also, how do you tell the difference between male and female hamsters?
26. No, hamsters are usually housed separately and then for breeding, the female is brought to the males cage, allowed to mate, then returned to her home cage. Male hamsters have a rounded posterior end while females have a more pointed posterior end