Hamsters have cheek pouches. The pouches work like balloons. They get bigger as they fill up. Hamsters can fit a lot in their cheeks. Most of the time they use their cheeks to hold food. But sometimes mother hamsters will hide their babies in their cheeks.
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Do you know someone who has a pet hamster? What color is it?
Have you read other books about hamsters? What did you learn?
Not all hamster species make good pets. What qualities make an animal a good pet?
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