If I tell you to imagine a hamster you would probably picture the furball in a cage, on a wheel. But while these rodents are incredibly popular as pets, some of them still live in the wild. Around the world, there are about 26 different species of hamster that are spending their days away from captivity, and Bored Panda has compiled a list of them to show you that these little creatures are one of the cutest things you could meet outside.


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From chewing on some corn to enjoying the smell of a flower, these hamsters prove they aren't just building burrows to hide from vicious predators. Scroll down to take a look at these adorable puffy-cheek fellows in their natural habitat and upvote your favorite pictures.

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Wild-European-Hamsters

Julian Rad Report

Melody Lanzatella 11 months ago

His fur is such beautiful colors! This pic is GENIUS! Great shot!!

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Wild-European-Hamsters

Julian Rad Report

Eyeball 11 months ago

I bet he loves chin tickles

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Wild-European-Hamsters

Julian Rad/Caters News Report

Silent Skeleton 11 months ago

Me too though

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Wild-European-Hamsters

Julian Rad Report

Melody Lanzatella 11 months ago

I want to frame and hang this one!!!

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Wild-European-Hamsters

Eric Baccega Report

layne 11 months ago

love his mask

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#6

Wild-European-Hamsters

Julian Rad Report

Hans 11 months ago

Sniff sniff

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Wild-European-Hamsters

The Feldhamster Report

layne 11 months ago

Welcome home

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Wild-European-Hamsters

Julian Rad/Caters News Report

Hans 11 months ago

Nom bom nom nomnoooooom

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Julian Rad Report

Ilze Darguže 11 months ago

Bro, do you even lift?

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Karl Leitner Report

LunasTeam 11 months ago

hide and seek?

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