Have you ever wondered why hamsters love to run in their hamster wheels? Read on to find out!

To begin with, their love for running in hamster wheels is related to their anatomy. Unlike mice, who have long tails that allow them to have better balance, hamsters have short legs and a short tail. This makes them bad climbers. It is easier for mice to explore their environment. Despite this, hamsters are still excellent runners. This is especially useful for them in the wild because they would be very easily spotted and caught by predators if they were slow!

Hamsters naturally have a need to exercise, especially when it comes to running. Hamsters need to be able to run as much as they like. If they don't get enough exercise, they will become obese and unhappy.

The hamster wheel is the perfect accessory for hamsters because it allows them to get their exercise while in their cage. It is easy to install, it turns, it amuses, and it will allow them to enjoy themselves!

Once your hamster tries a hamster wheel, they won't be able to live without it! You can also even install tunnels or mazes in your hamster's cage so that they can run flat, but it will be more expensive and not always easy to place in small apartments.

Contrary to popular belief, this plump little animal does not like to be petted. When they bite, it is the result of stress and even fear. If you want a pet to play with, a guinea pig is much more sociable!

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