The Golden Hamster, Cricetus (Mesocricetus) auratus Waterhouse. Notes on its Breeding and Growth.


  • H. M. Bruce and E. Hindle M.A., Sc.D., F.Z.S.

    1. Beit Research Fellow in Tropical Medicine. (From the National Institute for Medical Research, London.)
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A general description is given of the growth and reproduction of a stock of Golden Hamsters, Cricetus (Mesocricetus) auratus Waterhouse, kept for eight generations under laboratory conditions.