Campbell’s Dwarf Hamster Colors

Campbell’s Dwarf Hamster Colors

One of the big things that makes the Campbell’s dwarf hamster especially interesting is the array of colors and patterns this guy comes in. This species is available in more colors and patterns than any of the other dwarf hamster species. The reason for this is partly due to their history and partly due to their breeding characteristics.

One main reason the Campbell’s dwarf hamster has many different colors is because of this guy’s long history in captivity. This hamster was first discovered in 1905 by the man who this species was named after, Thomas Campbell. It took a while for