World Hamster Day
Author: Nadia VellaSource: www.hamster-club.com
On April 12th 1930 Israel
Aharoni, a zoologist and professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, went on an expedition to look for Syrian hamsters in a corn
This expedition started the ball rolling for the first domestication of
The hamsters were bred in Jerusalem as laboratory animals. Some escaped
from the cage through a hole in the floor, and most of the wild golden
hamsters in Israel today are believed to be descended from this litter.Celebrate our furry friends by dedicating this day to them.
Photo by pyza.