Family - Cricetidae
(Voles, Hamsters, Lemmings)


The Cricedae is animal that is very particular. They are a family of rodents in the large land of Muroidea. They are at almost 600 spices; it’s the second largest family of mammals. It has member throughout the New World, Europe, and Asia. The cricetids are small mammals, ranging from just 5–8 cm (2.0–3.1 in) in length and 7 g. Their diet is variable. Also Criceidae have very large, gnawing teeth.

Author: Jesse R
Published: 03/2012