When they wake up, they collect the fecal material from the sleeping den and place it in their cheek pouches to move it to a specific area and place it with other droppings.
Cheek pouches of hamsters can accommodate a great amount of material and large pieces of food items can impact the pouches.
Kangaroo rats and pocket mice stuff seeds in their external cheek pouches
We also recorded whether the squirrel was carrying material, as indicated by enlarged cheek pouches
It eats aquatic food that it stores in cheek pouches
The ability of chipmunks to carry many items in their spacious cheek pouches
may mean that the way they establish arrays of scattered caches is fundamentally different than most previously studied species (e.
The cheek pouches
were examined and scored for irritation prior to and after each dose.
The kangaroo rats scratched in the soil with their hind legs, rubbed their sides and their bellies in the dust and stroked the sides and front of their faces at and around the cheek pouches
with the front feet.
One of the many things they have in common, however, is cheek pouches
When he fills his cheek pouches
full of seeds, he is like a little lion with a mane.
Chocolate can also cause complications for hamsters which are particularly vulnerable to the sticky nature of chocolate, leading to problems with their cheek pouches
The cheek pouches
are lined with a very dry delicate layer of skin and the signs of impaction are salivation, not eating and facial swelling.
She waits until one of her offspring has patiently gathered up hundreds of grains and stored them in its cheek pouches
and then takes her share.
It fills its cheek pouches
and returns to the burrow, storing its stash for later feasting.
Sturdy teeth and healthy cheek pouches
are signs that you have a happy hamster