Gerbils and Hamsters are similar in some ways, yet very different. Yes, they are both of the order of Rodentia, however, they are classified into different families because of their differences. Mongolian Gerbils: Order: Rodentia Family: Muridae Subfamily: Gerbillinae Hamsters: Order: Rodentia Family: Cricetidae Subfamily: Cricetinae Body Types: Gerbils Hamsters Gerbils are on average … More Gerbil vs Hamster
Gerbils are small, desert-dwelling rodents. Gerbils body is about 4 inches in length as well as their tail. They look similar to rats or mice, except that gerbils have fur covering their tails. Gerbils generally live between 3 to 4 years (give or take). Gerbils are very clean compared to rats, hamsters and mice. They rarely bite … More Are gerbils the right pet for me?