Effects of Color on Hamsters?

Answer The wild ancestors of domesticated hamsters depended on their seasonal color change for reproduction and survival. Nowadays, domestication and selective breeding has allowed for a wide range of coa... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Effects of Color on Hamsters

Can hamsters see in color?

According to Hamster Hideout, it is believed that hamsters see in black and white, without the ability to distinguish colors. Hamsters also have poor daytime vision, are near-sighted and can be alm... Read More »

Are hamsters color blind?

Hamsters, small rodents that may be kept as pets, are colorblind. This does not mean that they are completely blind---only that they are unable to see colors other than shades of black and white.So... Read More »

Are dwarf hamsters color blind?

According to the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, hamsters are colorblind. The Hamster Club website adds that hamsters are near-sighted and can only see 6 inches in front of them.Sourc... Read More »

Can female hamsters live with male hamsters?

Animal World recommends keeping only one regular-sized hamster per cage. Hamsters are territorial, and they will fight over food and space. Males and females should be kept together only long enoug... Read More »